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100 US Officials Sign Memo Decrying Biden’s Backing of Israeli ‘War Crimes’ in Gaza

State Department

Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams One hundred U.S. foreign service officials have signed a “scathing” internal memo blasting President Joe Biden’s “unwillingness to de-escalate” Israel’s assault on Gaza and his failure to stop Israeli “war crimes and/or crimes against humanity” in the embattled Palestinian enclave. Axios reported Monday that the five-page …

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Ted Cruz Ends Block On Biden State Department Nominees

Sen. Ted Cruz

By Abby Livingston, The Texas Tribune Feb. 23, 2022 Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz will stop blocking President Joe Biden’s State Department nominees now that the administration is implementing sanctions against a company that built a Russian gas pipeline meant to supply Germany with natural gas. Still, Texas’ junior senator …

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First Afghan Interpreters Arrive In The United States


The first planeload of Afghan interpreters who helped American troops in combat has arrived in the United States. More than 200 Afghans, including family members of people who worked with U.S. forces, were on the first flight out of Afghanistan to Virginia, said Russ Travers, the deputy homeland security advisor …

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