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Senior Biden administration officials to meet with Chinese counterparts next week in Alaska

Senior Biden administration officials to meet with Chinese counterparts next week in Alaska

Washington (CNN)Two top Biden administration officials will meet with their Chinese counterparts next week in what will be the first meeting of officials from both countries since took office in January, according to the State Department. Secretary of State Tony Blinken and National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan will be meeting with counterparts Wang Yi and Yang Jiechi in Alaska Anchorage, Alaska next week. The meeting will be held in Alaska to allow Blinken to attend the meeting on his way back from his trip to Japan and South Korea, a statement from the department said. It also allows...

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Senior Biden administration officials to meet with Chinese counterparts next week in Alaska

Senior Biden administration officials to meet with Chinese counterparts next week in Alaska

Washington (CNN)Two top Biden administration officials will meet with their Chinese counterparts next week in what will be the first meeting of officials from both countries since took office in January, according to the State Department. Secretary of State Tony Blinken and National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan will be meeting with counterparts Wang Yi and Yang Jiechi in Alaska Anchorage, Alaska next week. The meeting will be held in Alaska to allow Blinken to attend the meeting on his way back from his trip to Japan and South Korea, a statement from the department said. It also allows...

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Biden doesn't penalize crown prince despite promise to punish senior Saudi leaders

Biden doesn't penalize crown prince despite promise to punish senior Saudi leaders

(CNN)Despite promising to punish senior Saudi leaders while on the campaign trail, declined to apply sanctions to the one for the death of journalist : Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.The choice not to punish Prince Mohammed directly puts into sharp relief the type of decision-making that becomes more complicated for a president versus a candidate, and demonstrates the difficulty in breaking with a troublesome ally in a volatile region.On Friday, Biden's administration on Khashoggi's death, an action his predecessor refused to take as he downplayed US intelligence. The report from the...

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Feb 26
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Biden orders investigation into Russian misdeeds as admin seeks nuclear arms treaty extension

Biden orders investigation into Russian misdeeds as admin seeks nuclear arms treaty extension

Washington (CNN)The White House has ordered an intelligence review of Russian misdeeds ranging from the to alleged bounties on US troops, but will pursue an agreement with Moscow on an issue of mutual concern: nuclear arms control."Even as we work with Russia to advance US interests, so too we work to hold Russia to account for its reckless and adversarial actions," White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters at a briefing Thursday."To this end, the President is also issuing a tasking to the intelligence community for its full assessment of the SolarWinds cyber breach, Russian...

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Jan 21
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'No one knew what we were supposed to be doing there.' Inside the law enforcement chaos at the Capitol

'No one knew what we were supposed to be doing there.' Inside the law enforcement chaos at the Capitol

(CNN)The chaotic federal response to the Trump rally Wednesday, which was overwhelmed by , stood in sharp contrast to the heavily-armed presence of thousands of federal authorities during in Washington, DC, following the police killing of George Floyd.Mobs broke through police barricades and rampaged through the Capitol, vandalizing offices and prompting the evacuation of lawmakers just after 2 p.m. ET Wednesday. By dusk, the building was still not secured and a woman had been shot dead."Everything. Everything went wrong," one Capitol Police officer on the scene said.The law enforcement...

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Concern mounts over government cyber agency's struggle to respond to hack fallout

Concern mounts over government cyber agency's struggle to respond to hack fallout

Washington (CNN)With Microsoft this past week that suspected Russian hackers behind a massive government security breach also gained access to its source code, pressure is mounting on US officials and cybersecurity experts to explain how the attackers infiltrated various US computer networks, what they did once inside and the steps that are being taken to mitigate the damage.As US officials struggle with the fallout, questions are swirling about whether the agency tasked with protecting the nation from cyberattacks is up to the job.On Wednesday, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security...

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Dec 20
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Trump was briefed that China sought to pay non-state actors to attack US forces in Afghanistan

Trump was briefed that China sought to pay non-state actors to attack US forces in Afghanistan

(CNN)President Donald Trump received information earlier this month that China sought in Afghanistan, a senior administration official said. The intelligence, which will be declassified by the Trump administration, was provided to the President in his daily brief on December 17, the official said. His national security adviser Robert O'Brien discussed the information with the President that same day, the official said.News of the briefing and the administration's intention to declassify the information was Information of this alleged intelligence is thus far uncorroborated. The scenario is...

Dec 30
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US officials scramble to deal with suspected Russian hack of government agencies

US officials scramble to deal with suspected Russian hack of government agencies

Washington (CNN)US officials suspect that Russian-linked hackers were behind , including the Departments of Homeland Security, Agriculture and Commerce, but are continuing to investigate the incident, multiple sources told CNN Monday. CNN learned Monday that DHS' cyber arm, which is tasked with helping safeguard the nation from attacks by malicious foreign actors, is among at least three US government agencies compromised in the hack. A source familiar with the matter said that number is expected to increase in the coming hours and days. While the exact scope and scale of the hack still...

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Trump announces Israel and Morocco to normalize relations

Trump announces Israel and Morocco to normalize relations

Washington (CNN)Morocco has become the fourth country in the Middle East and North African region to agree to, an 11th-hour foreign policy achievement for the lame duck Trump administration as it seeks to shore up regional support for Israel as a countermeasure to Iranian aggression.As part of the deal, the US announced that it "recognizes Moroccan sovereignty over the entire Western Sahara territory," a huge win for Morocco's government but one that compromises the position of the region's indigenous Sahrawi population, which has long sounded alarms over unfair treatment and persecution by...

Dec 10
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'CITGO 6' found guilty and sentenced in Venezuela

'CITGO 6' found guilty and sentenced in Venezuela

(CNN)Six US oil executives who traveled to Venezuela in 2017 and were arrested on corruption charges have been found guilty, according to a person familiar with the case. Tomeu Vadell, Gustavo Cardenas, Jorge Toledo, Alirio Jose Zambrano, Jose Luis Zambrano and Jose Angel Pereira were sentenced to between 8 and 13 years, the source said.Efforts to release the men will continue despite the sentencing, according to the source.The guilty verdicts punctuate a years-long saga that began in November 2017 when the men received a call from the head of Venezuelan oil giant PDVSA summoning them to...

November 27, 2020
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