Presidency of Joe Biden

A woman walks past a destroyed tank in the town of Trostsyanets, Ukraine, Monday, March 28, 2022.

West remains divided on sanctions, weapons to Ukraine, former amb to Russia says


“The West, in order to help diplomacy, needs to help President [Volodomyr] Zelenskiy produce stalemate on the battlefield,” former Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul said. He joined The World’s host Marco Werman to discuss the West’s diplomatic push to the end the war in Ukraine.

Rep. Michael Waltz speaks as Rep. Mike Johnson displays a map during the House Armed Services Committee on the conclusion of military operations in Afghanistan and plans for future counterterrorism operations on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021,

Former adviser Sarah Chayes: The US failed to understand how Afghans wage war

Afghans wait in long lines for hours to try to withdraw money, in front of a Bank in Kabul, Afghanistan

‘They’re depending on us’: Afghan interpreter scrambles to help evacuate colleagues in Afghanistan

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell stand together at the Capitol

US and Afghan presidents to meet in Washington amid troop withdrawal

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President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin, arrive to meet at the Villa la Grange, Wednesday, June 16, 2021, in Geneva, Switzerland. 

Biden and Putin both place a ‘high priority’ on cybersecurity, says presidential adviser after Geneva summit

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Harris at the podium in Guatemala on a diplomatic visit

Addressing migration requires long-term commitment, says analyst on Harris visit to Guatemala

About $13 billion are squandered as a result of corruption in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, says Adriana Beltran, an analyst with The Washington Office on Latin America.

Woman in blue outfit holding up her arms

Women in Afghanistan push for rights and more representation amid ongoing talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban

Women & Gender

Afghan women and other minorities fear losing impact in negotiations as US troops begin to pull out of the country.

A hand holds up a cartoon in front of the Capitol dome of the Statue of Liberty hugging a Muslim hijabi girl.

Refugees stuck in limbo over Biden’s inaction to restore admissions program


Many refugees have already been vetted and approved for entry, but President Joe Biden has yet to make an official commitment to rebuilding the US refugee program. 

Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda speaks at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, Netherlands, in this this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo.

Israel has a stake in Biden administration’s decision to lift ICC sanctions


Prominent groups are calling on the Biden administration to lift Trump-era sanctions on ICC members. But Israel, one of America’s closest allies, is asking the new president to keep them in place.