President Joe Biden is making major foreign policy moves this week. On Wednesday, he announced the U.S. would fully withdraw all remaining troops from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021, the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. And on Thursday, he will introduce new sanctions against Russia as retaliation for its election interference and hacking efforts.
A senior United States naval official visited Taiwan Sunday, as the outgoing Trump administration continued to strengthen ties with the self-ruled island in its last weeks, further riling Beijing and potentially helping to shape how Joe Biden deals w
President Trump tweeted late Wednesday that all American troops should be out of Afghanistan by Christmas, a new goal post for ending the long-running conflict that caught his own Pentagon flat-footed.
Stars and Stripes, the Pentagon’s independent newspaper, has been ordered by Pentagon officials to prepare to shut down as soon as the end of this month, a move that would end a history dating to the Civil War.