Foreign Policy

tippinsights and the TIPP poll regularly gauge foreign policies coming out from Washington D.C.

Terry Jones
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I&I/TIPP Poll: Biden Voters Abandon Him In Droves

Only 46% of those who voted in the November 2020 election said they would vote for Biden today, which is more than five percentage points lower than his official total of 51.3 percent in the 2020 presidential election.

Victoria C G Coates
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New CSP/TIPP Poll: The Perils of Playing Politics With Afghanistan

Victoria Coates, a senior fellow at the Center for Security Policy and a former deputy national-security adviser for Middle Eastern and North African Affairs in the Trump Administration, discusses the TIPP Poll findings on the topic of Afghanistan.

Andrew H. Sweet
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World Leaders Address United Nations General Assembly

Venezuela: The United States is giving $247m in humanitarian aid and $89m in economic and development aid to Venezuelans. Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz told the assembly that his kingdom supports efforts to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons as world leaders prepare to resume talks with

Andrew H. Sweet
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U.S. President Joe Biden Meets With 'That Fellow Down Under' Scott Morrison After UN Assembly

While the federal government did not reveal the precise cost for canceling the French contract, it suggested it would be more than 2 billion dollars. Mr. Morrison said the US would not be picking up that tab, as Australia had initiated the nuclear deal. President Biden stressed that the world

Andrew H. Sweet
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World Leaders Speak At United Nations General Assembly

CHINA: During his UNGA address, President Xi Jinping said his country would stop funding coal projects overseas, reducing a key source of pollution behind climate change. He also reiterated that China aims to provide two billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to the world by the end of the year. TURKEY: Turkeys

tippinsights Editorial Board
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How Should The United States Handle The ISIS-K Threat In Afghanistan?

The United States is caught between a rock and a hard place. Should the U.S. cooperate with the Taliban to fight ISIS-K?

Andrew H. Sweet
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Quad Summit And Main Issues On Its Agenda

Questions are being raised about whether the Quad will become "Quad-lite," dealing mainly with global social issues such as climate change, COVID-19 vaccines, and supply chain resilience, while the U.S. allies, who are treaty partners, work on the stronger strategic sphere together. While India will not object to a

Andrew H. Sweet
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Biden Requests Phone Call With Macron Amid Submarine Spat

The announcement came after Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison rejected French accusations that Canberra had lied about plans to cancel the contract to buy French submarines, saying he had raised concerns over the deal "some months ago." Macron will ask the US president for "clarification" after the announcement of a

Andrew H. Sweet
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The Wagner Group: Putin's Secret Mercenary Army

Everything you need to know about Russia's powerful mercenary force, the Wagner Group.

Andrew H. Sweet
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Blinken Salutes Lithuania's Stance On Taiwan

Beijing halted freight trains to Lithuania and stopped issuing food export permits over Vilnius' decision on Taiwan. In Taipei, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs thanked the U.S. for again voicing its strong support for Taiwan and Lithuania to develop ties. The Ministry said that the U.S. executive and

Andrew H. Sweet
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U.S., U.K., Australia To Form Security Partnership Amid Rise Of China

A Biden administration official emphasized that the partnership called "AUKUS" -- representing the names of the three countries does not aim at any specific country. It is about advancing the group's strategic interests, upholding the international rules-based order, and promoting peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific. Under the new partnership,

Raghavan Mayur
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Americans' Confidence In The Direction Of The Country In Freefall In September

Most Americans think the country is heading in the wrong direction.