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Biden Gets Push From Progressive Groups to Slash Pentagon Budget | Foreign Policy

A month after Sen. Bernie Sanders endorsed his rival Joe Biden as the Democratic Party’s candidate to take on President Donald Trump in November, the former U.S. vice president is getting a strong push from progressive groups to swiftly move his foreign-policy platform to the left. In a letter shared exclusively with Foreign Policy organized by Demand Progress, more than ...

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Steady Hand Joe | FAIR

If journalists were consistently calling out Biden’s Iraq War lies, their worn-out tropes about Biden’s foreign policy “steadiness” would be incredibly difficult to sustain.

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Talking Peace: This week in global diplomatic negotiations | GlobalPost

Diplomats around the world are calling out for peace and meeting for negotiations this week on human rights issues and environmental safety. Russia announces Syria’s Bashar al-Assad is ready for peace talks, The Elders take to Washington and London for discussions surrounding Israeli-Palestinian peace strategy, the EU calls for “water diplomacy,” and US Vice President Joe Biden to India. For ...

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U.S. Seeks End of Iraq Trade Sanctions at Biden-Led UN Meeting

The Obama administration wants to use a meeting of the United Nations Security Council, to be chaired by Vice President Joe Biden, to end trade sanctions on Iraq that were a response to Saddam Hussein’s 1990 invasion of Kuwait. The U.S. is seeking agreement at the Dec. 15 meeting on three draft resolutions that would write a “new chapter” in ...

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Netanyahu begins U.S. visit amid peace talks impasse

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began a U.S. visit on Sunday to meet with Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and discuss ways to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. “It is our fervent desire that the current impasse can be overcome and we see an expeditious return to direct talks with the Palestinians,” Netanyahu spokesman Mark Regev ...

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Biden Visits Iraq To Mark Formal End To U.S. Combat

The Sept. 1 ceremony also marks the start of the so-called “Operation New Dawn” – symbolizing the beginning of the end of the American military’s mission in Iraq since invading in March 2003. Just under 50,000 U.S. troops remain in Iraq – down from a peak of nearly 170,000 at the height of the 2007 military surge that is credited ...

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