Russia-Ukraine war live updates: U.S. says Russia ‘failing’ in war aims; Biden taps Bridget Brink as Ukraine envoy

Russia-Ukraine war live updates: U.S. says Russia ‘failing’ in war aims; Biden taps Bridget Brink as Ukraine envoy

Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin held a joint news conference in Poland on April 25 after their Kyiv visit. (Video: The Washington Post) Today… Read more
U.S. wants Russian military ‘weakened’ from Ukraine invasion, Austin says

U.S. wants Russian military ‘weakened’ from Ukraine invasion, Austin says

Placeholder while article actions load IN POLAND, NEAR THE BORDER WITH UKRAINE — The United States hopes the war in Ukraine will result in a “weakened” Russia that no longer… Read more
NATO and U.S. see darker days ahead in Ukraine, rule out no-fly zone

NATO and U.S. see darker days ahead in Ukraine, rule out no-fly zone

BRUSSELS — The war in Ukraine will probably become even more punishing for civilians, as Russia employs brutal tactics it has used to deadly effect in other conflicts, Secretary of… Read more
Widening Ukraine conflict risks deadly toll on civilians

Widening Ukraine conflict risks deadly toll on civilians

With the world absorbed by months of geopolitical brinkmanship, high-stakes diplomacy and scrutiny of Russia’s military encirclement of Ukraine, lost in the din has been this sobering fact: If President… Read more
Support for the reversal of U.S. policy and placing Yemeni rebels on the terrorist blacklist

Support for the reversal of U.S. policy and placing Yemeni rebels on the terrorist blacklist

Some U.S. officials and Middle Eastern officials support placing Yemen rebels on the terrorist blacklist. This is one year after President Barack Obama removed that designation from humanitarian grounds. The… Read more