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Ukraine Hit By Cyberattack, Russia Amasses More Troops As Biden-Putin Talks Stagnate

Ukraine Hit By Cyberattack, Russia Amasses More Troops As Biden-Putin Talks Stagnate

Sebastian Hughes  A cyberattack struck the Ukrainian government on Thursday, leaving a warning to “be afraid and expect the worst” on government websites, Reuters reported. The attack hit the foreign ministry, the cabinet of ministers, the security and defense council and more, Reuters reported. It left some websites inaccessible Friday morning, prompting Ukraine to open an […]

Blinken Says He Has ‘No Doubt’ American Diplomats Have Havana Syndrome, Adds They Can’t Figure Out Who Is Responsible

Blinken Says He Has ‘No Doubt’ American Diplomats Have Havana Syndrome, Adds They Can’t Figure Out Who Is Responsible

Sebastian Hughes Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he has “no doubt” that American diplomats have become afflicted and significantly impacted by the mysterious Havana Syndrome in an interview Thursday with MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “There is no doubt in my mind that people have been directly and powerfully affected,” Blinken said. “We are working overtime across […]

US Announces $144 Million In Aid Money Will Go To Afghanistan

US Announces $144 Million In Aid Money Will Go To Afghanistan

Sebastian Hughes The U.S. announced it will provide an additional $144 million in aid to Afghanistan as part of efforts to help citizens in the country in a statement by Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday. The assistance brings the total amount of aid to Afghanistan to $474 million in 2021, making the U.S. […]

Pentagon Says Almost 450 Americans Are Still In Afghanistan

Pentagon Says Almost 450 Americans Are Still In Afghanistan

Sebastian Hughes Nearly 450 American citizens are estimated to remain in Afghanistan almost two months after U.S. troops withdrew from the country, according to the Pentagon. Secretary of State Antony Blinken originally said the Biden administration believed there to be “under 200, and likely closer to 100, who remain in Afghanistan and want to leave,” on Aug. […]

‘Mission Accomplished?’ French Reporter Absolutely Baffled At Blinken Calling Afghanistan A Success

‘Mission Accomplished?’ French Reporter Absolutely Baffled At Blinken Calling Afghanistan A Success

by Sebastian Hughes Secretary of State Antony Blinken was questioned as to how the Biden administration could call the withdrawal from Afghanistan a success while sitting for an interview on Tuesday during his visit to Paris. “This withdrawal took place in chaos. We all remember the images of thousands of Afghans trying to get on […]

France Is So Mad At The United States That It Canceled An Entire Gala In DC

France Is So Mad At The United States That It Canceled An Entire Gala In DC

Andrew Trunsky  French officials in Washington were so angry over a new security deal between the U.S., U.K. and Australia that they canceled a D.C. based gala set for Friday at their embassy. The cancelation, first reported by The New York Times, was supposed to commemorate the 240th anniversary of the Battle of the Capes. The frustration […]

Blinken Replaces Pro-Hong Kong Tweet With Milder Statement

Blinken Replaces Pro-Hong Kong Tweet With Milder Statement

Sebastian Hughes Secretary of State Antony Blinken took down a tweet he posted Thursday saying the U.S. would “stand with Hong Kong,” the South China Morning Post reported. “Beijing should let the voices of all Hong Kongers be heard. The PRC’s disqualification of district councillors only weakens Hong Kong’s long-term political and social stability,” Blinken […]

‘They Are All Scared To Death’: Rep. Fitzpatrick Says Allies Are Questioning America’s Commitment

‘They Are All Scared To Death’: Rep. Fitzpatrick Says Allies Are Questioning America’s Commitment

Sebastian Hughes Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania told the Secretary of State at a hearing on Monday that U.S. allies Ukraine and Taiwan are scared America does not have their backs after the withdrawal from Afghanistan. “I just returned from Ukraine two days ago, my next stop will be Taiwan,” Fitzpatrick said during a House Committee on […]

REPORT: State Dept. Won’t ‘Provide An Approval’ For Private Evacuation Flights From Afghanistan

REPORT: State Dept. Won’t ‘Provide An Approval’ For Private Evacuation Flights From Afghanistan

by Sebastian Hughes The U.S. State Department will not give official approval to any private evacuation flight from Afghanistan seeking to land in third countries, leaked emails obtained by Fox News show. “No independent charters are allowed to land at [Al Udeid Air Base], the military airbase you mentioned in your communication with Samantha Power,” […]