Blinken pressed on allegation Biden told Afghan President Ghani to lie about the war

Brian Mast on Afghanistan hearing: Is Blinken too arrogant to resign? Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., on Secretary Antony Blinken testifying on Afghanistan withdrawal. Secretary of State Antony Blinken was pressed to comment on President Biden’s last call with Afghan President Mohammad Ghani after reports alleged that the president pressured his Afghan counterpart to lie about… Continue reading Blinken pressed on allegation Biden told Afghan President Ghani to lie about the war

Blinken was vacationing in the Hamptons hours before Kabul fell

Sec. Blinken: ‘I take responsibility for this’ Secretary of State Antony Blinken takes question on Afghanistan evacuation Secretary of State Antony Blinken was vacationing in the Hamptons just hours before Taliban insurgents invaded Kabul and completed their retaking of Afghanistan 20 years after their ouster by U.S.-led forces, according to a new report. According to… Continue reading Blinken was vacationing in the Hamptons hours before Kabul fell

Snowden slams Harris, Blinken for celebrating World Press Freedom Day

More On: edward snowden Edward Snowden calls out conference host for running Ponzi scheme Glenn Greenwald subjected to ‘psychological terror’ in violent robbery From Russia with love: Edward Snowden is a new dad GOP lawmakers push Trump to pardon Edward Snowden Edward Snowden slammed Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of State Tony Blinken for… Continue reading Snowden slams Harris, Blinken for celebrating World Press Freedom Day

Blinken emphasizes U.S. opposition to Nord Stream 2 pipeline in meeting with German foreign minister

U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken takes part in a North Atlantic Council (NAC) at foreign ministers level, at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium March 23, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman/PoolWASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, in a meeting with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Tuesday in Brussels, emphasized Washington’s opposition to… Continue reading Blinken emphasizes U.S. opposition to Nord Stream 2 pipeline in meeting with German foreign minister

Blinken warns China against 'coercion and aggression' on first Asia trip

TOKYO (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned China on Tuesday against using “coercion and aggression” as he sought to use his first trip abroad to shore up Asian alliances in the face of growing assertiveness by Beijing. China’s extensive territorial claims in the East and South China Seas have become a priority… Continue reading Blinken warns China against 'coercion and aggression' on first Asia trip

U.S. Senate expected to confirm Blinken as Secretary of State on Tuesday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate is expected to confirm President Joe Biden’s nominee for secretary of state, veteran diplomat Antony Blinken, on Tuesday, after the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted strongly in favor of his appointment.FILE PHOTO: Antony J. Blinken, of New York, speaks during his confirmation hearing to be Secretary of State before… Continue reading U.S. Senate expected to confirm Blinken as Secretary of State on Tuesday