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Fox News host under fire for calling Gabby Petito a ‘huge distraction

Fox News contributor Raymond Arroyo has come under fire for calling the Gabby Petito case a “huge distraction” from political matters. A clip of Mr Arroyo speaking on Fox News was uploaded by TikToker Morgan S’more on Sunday and has since gone viral. In the video, Mr Arroyo seems to claim that the media was giving more attention […]

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Congress wants to put even more troops in Russia’s backyard

The “Sustaining Deterrence in Europe” amendment inserted with bipartisan support into the Defense Authorization Act 2022, represents the very worst of congressional intervention in foreign and security policy. The key passage of the amendment, which was introduced by Rep Mike Rogers (R-Ala.), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, reads as follows: “The [House […]

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Kwasi Kwarteng points finger at ‘badly run’ firms amid energy crisis

Britain’s Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng is resisting pressure from gas companies to scrap the energy price cap and offer government bailouts to firms facing the prospect of going bust this winter. He said it would not be fair to “throw taxpayers’ money” at businesses, many of whom he claimed were suffering due to poor leadership. Speaking to […]

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Biden to Host Modi for Bilateral Meeting at White House on September 24: White House

Washington: US President Joe Biden will host Prime Minister Narendra Modi for their first, in-person bilateral meeting at the White House on September 24 to further cement the close relationship between the two countries, a senior US official said on Monday. US vice-president Kamala Harris will meet with Prime Minister Modi on September 23, the official […]

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Ireland could still reject OECD global corporate tax reform deal – Donohoe

Ireland could yet remain outside a global agreement to raise corporate tax levels, the country’s finance minister has told the European Commission. At a meeting with the European Commissioner for the Economy Paolo Gentiloni in Dublin on Monday, Minister Paschal Donohoe said it was “not appropriate” at present for Ireland to sign up to the […]

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Graham And Lee Investigated Trump’s Bogus Voter Fraud Narrative – And Didn’t Buy It

Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Mike Lee (R-UT) reportedly weren’t impressed by the “evidence” of voter fraud then-President Donald Trump’s cronies had privately presented to overturn the 2020 election results. According to the Washington Post’s reported excerpt of “Peril,” a new book by WaPo reporters Bob Woodward and Robert Costa, Graham met with then-Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani […]

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Thinking Long Term About the Future of Afghanistan

Editor’s Note: With U.S. forces gone and the Taliban in control, will Afghanistan again become a hub for international terrorists? President Biden has bet heavily that the problem will be manageable at worst. Caitlin O’Hara and Colin P. Clarke of The Soufan Center, however, argue that Afghanistan is already home to an array of dangerous actors and that […]