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Greek Heritage Legislators Stand Against Turkey

With more than 200 politicians across 20 countries, legislators with a Greek heritage are taking a stand against Turkey to support Hellas with their efforts from abroad. Rhode Island State Senator Leonidas (Lou) Raptakis is leading a group of dozens...

Greece to Sign Mutual Defense Agreement with US

After the defense agreement with France inked just weeks ago, Greece is getting ready to sign an amendment to its defense deal with the US at the end of this week. It will mark the renewal of the Mutual...

Erdogan Blasts US, Says Relations “Not Healthy”

Turkish President Tayipp Erdogan declared on Thursday that relations between Turkey and the United States were "not healthy" and that the two countries needed to resolve their conflict over Turkey's purchase of Russian S-400 defense systems. Erdogan was referring to...

Taliban Announces Hardline Interim Government

The Taliban announced the formation of a hardline interim government for Afghanistan on Tuesday, with some main posts taken by veterans of the militant group and their allies in the Haqqani Network, based in North Waziristan, Pakistan. A Taliban spokesman...

War Is Officially Over as Last US Forces Withdraw from Afghanistan

The United States announced that it had completed its withdrawal of U.S. service members from Afghanistan on Monday evening. The U.S. had set August 31st as the deadline for their withdrawal from the middle eastern country, ending an occupation...

Turkey Reveals its New Advanced Laser Weapon System

Turkish defense firm Meteksan Defense Industry have revealed their latest piece of military technology, a new ground-based laser weapon system named NAZAR. The company said that the laser will have its public debut at the 2021 International Defense Industry...

US to Sanction Cuban Security Forces After Protests

The United States' Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced in a press release on Thursday that the US will be sanctioning Cuban security officials over their violent handling of the protests held this month in Cuba. Secretary Blinken announced on...

World Powers Call for Withdrawal of Foreign Troops from Libya

US Secretary of State Blinken arrived in Berlin for a meeting with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas prior to the Libya peace talks.

President Biden to Confront Erdogan on Turkey’s Behavior

President Biden will confront Erdogan on Turkey's behavior in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Caucuses next week, State Antony Blinken said.

Malliotakis Introduces Bill Banning BLM Flags at US Embassies

Republican Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis has introduced a bill that would ban flying BLM flags at US embassies and other diplomatic posts.