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Students protest Blinken and honor Shireen Abu Akleh at Georgetown graduation

During graduation ceremonies at Georgetown University, students protested Secretary of State Antony Blinken and demanded accountability for slain Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.

Oil Depots in Russia ‘Blown Up’ As Blinken, Austin Visit Zelensky in Kiev to Tout U.S. Weapons Shipments

Two oil storage facilities around 150km into Russia from Ukraine’s border went up in flames early Monday morning, just hours after US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kiev to tout some $713 million in new US weapons shipments and military aid.

Blinken Threatens Russia with ‘Massive Consequences’ over Ukraine

January 8, 2022

Antony Blinken Visited the South-East Asian Region Yet Again

Another tour, started on December 9 by Secretary of State Antony Blinken, may have been unprecedented since he took office, both in terms of the number of countries visited and the breadth of topics that were supposed to be discussed with foreign colleagues. The plan was for the trip to include three phases: a stop […]

Antony Blinken: “What’s most important for Russia to understand is that actions have consequences”

Moscow’s military build-up near Ukraine’s border has stoked tensions between NATO, the EU and Russia. Between diplomacy and the threat of even tougher sanctions, foreign ministers meeting in Sweden are seeking to avoid any confrontation with the Kremlin. Euronews’ Efi Koutsokosta spoke to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken following his talks with Russian Foreign […]

Desperate US Sends Blinken To Africa

Above Photo: Antony Blinken and Senegalese president Macky Sall. State Department. Africa is a key component of China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Its inroads into the continent have created panic in Washington and Secretary of State Blinken was dispatched to undo what can’t be undone. He engaged in hypocritical hectoring while the administration destabilizes Ethiopia […]

Blinken Voices Concerns About Taiwan in Talk With China’s Foreign Minister

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and the Chinese regime’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi locked horns over Taiwan in a phone call on Nov. 12, just three days before the leaders of the two nations hold a virtual meeting. “The Secretary emphasized longstanding U.S. interest in peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait and expressed […]

Leading Dem calls on Blinken to get over his hesitancy and ‘unambiguously denounce’ Israeli action against Palestinian human rights orgs

Only one thing will cause Israel to reverse the totalitarian decree of three weeks ago that six leading Palestinian human rights and civil society groups are “terrorist” organizations. Pressure from the White House. And only one thing will bring about that pressure: the willingness of Democrats and “Jewish leaders” to take on Israel and its […]

Blinken’s ‘Indo-Abrahamic Accords’ unravels

Pro-democracy protestors in Sudan, Khartoum, Oct, 26, 2021 The US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is a man in a hurry. The president expects him to produce foreign-policy success stories.  Success stories are desperately needed as post-Afghanistan, the superpower has become laughing stock universally. The trans-Atlantic alliance is seriously disoriented and Russia is on the […]

Blinken: ‘Sheikh Jarrah could lead to war, situation not ready for peace’

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday expressed his concerns about the expulsion of Palestinian families from Sheikh Jarrah and increasing tension at Al-Aqsa Mosque, fearing that this could lead to a new war. Speaking to Israeli Walla! news website, Blinken stated that the US understands the necessity to return Israeli soldiers captive in […]

Blinken Deletes Tweet Saying U.S. Would ‘Stand with Hong Kong’

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has deleted a statement posted to his official Twitter account on Thursday that said the U.S. would “stand with the people of Hong Kong,” the South China Morning Post reported Friday. Blinken’s now-deleted tweet, originally posted on September 16, read: Beijing should let the voices of all Hong Kongers […]

Blinken Replaces ‘We Stand With the People of Hong Kong’ Message With Milder Version on Twitter

A Twitter post from the account of U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken that said the United States would “stand with the people of Hong Kong” was recently taken down and replaced with a more subdued version. Blinken’s statement was addressing news on Sept. 15 of how seven democratically elected Hong Kong opposition district councillors were disqualified […]

US will help Israel strike further normalisation pacts: Blinken

Secretary of State Antony Blinken vowed today to help Israel normalize relations with additional countries in the Muslim and Arab worlds as he commemorated the one-year anniversary of former President Donald Trump’s Abraham Accords. Blinken said the Biden administration would “continue to build on the successful efforts of the last administration to keep normalisation marching […]

Blinken Says No to Greenland Real Estate

The village of Kulusuk in Greenland. (Photo: Ville Miettinen/flickr/cc) In May, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken made a visit to Greenland.  In a rather unedifying way, he was called ‘Tony’ by his hosts, a disarming point that was bound to open the floodgates of insincerity.  For all the convivial stuffing, there was a certain […]

‘Maybe you have something to teach us,’ Blinken gushes to Bennett, on script

The mood of the Naftali Bennett visit to the White House was set yesterday when Secretary of State Antony Blinken told the prime minister, “Maybe you have something to teach us,” with reference to Bennett’s diverse governing coalition. The comment came after the Israeli Prime Minister joked about Israel’s endless elections. Bennett: I have news […]

Surrender: Antony Blinken Says U.S. Must Get Taliban Permission to Evacuate Americans

Secretary of State Antony Blinken did not deny that the U.S. must ask the Taliban for permission to get Americans out of Afghanistan during an interview over the weekend, days before President Joe Biden caved to the jihadis’ August 31 evacuation deadline. Blinken made it clear on Sunday that the Taliban is calling the shots […]

Blinken-Lloyd Duo Returns to Asia

At the end of July US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin returned to Asia to resolve one of the key foreign policy challenges facing all the US administrations of the last 10 years – the continuous growth of China’s influence, both in the region and globally. It is possible […]

Secretary Of State Blinken Calls For Formal Investigation After Swastika Found Etched In State Department Elevator

⁣What had been the cause of the “Kristallnacht,” which resulted in damage to or destruction of 180 synagogues among the existing 14,000 and an equal percentage of Jewish businesses? A seventeen year old Polish Jew, Hershel Gruenspan, residing in Paris, had become so upset about the fate of his father in Germany that he armed […]

Blinken lied through his teeth about Israeli and U.S. accountability to victims– that’s the real scandal

Daniel Larison made the central point about the Ilhan Omar controversy. People should be outraged about Antony Blinken’s comment and not hers. “The real outrage in this exchange was Blinken’s claim that victims of U.S. and Israeli war crimes can get justice from the governments responsible for those crimes, because all of us, Blinken included, […]

Blinken heads to Egypt to shore up Gaza cease-fire efforts

Secretary of State Antony Blinken heads to Egypt and Jordan on Wednesday as he presses ahead with a diplomatic mission aimed at shoring up a cease-fire that ended an 11-day war between Israel and the Hamas militant group. Blinken was wrapping up talks in Israel early Wednesday before departing to Cairo. He has vowed to […]

Blinken Says U.S. Will Aid Gaza Without Helping Hamas

JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken vowed Tuesday to “rally international support” to aid Gaza following a devastating war there while keeping any assistance out of the hands of its militant Hamas rulers, as he began a regional tour to shore up last week’s cease-fire. The 11-day war between Israel and Hamas […]

US not seeking to buy Greenland anymore, says Blinken

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken reassured Greenlanders on Thursday that his administration was not seeking to buy their island anymore. Former President Donald Trump had expressed interest in buying Greenland from Denmark and later cancelled a state visit to Copenhagen when the offer was mocked by Danes and Greenlanders alike. Asked whether the Biden […]

Blinken Calls for End to Gaza Rockets in Conversation With PA’s Abbas

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken participates in a virtual bilateral meeting with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at the State Department Washington, U.S. April 27, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis. i24 News – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he spoke with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas Wednesday, urging an end to rocket attacks as Gaza […]

Netanyahu discusses war in Israel with Biden, Blinken

Browse > Home / News / Netanyahu discusses war in Israel with Biden, Blinken May 13, 2021 by Aryeh Savir – TPS Read on for article Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke by phone with US President Joe Biden on Wednesday night and thanked him for “the American backing for Israel’s right to self-defence.” Israeli […]

Blinken Calls Hezbollah ‘Threat,’ US Blacklists 7 Lebanese Nationals

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken participates in a virtual bilateral meeting with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at the State Department Washington, U.S. April 27, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis The United States on Tuesday called on governments worldwide to take action against Lebanon’s Iranian-backed militant group Hezbollah, as the Treasury Department sanctioned seven Lebanese nationals it […]

Blinken Urges De-Escalation Between Israel and Palestinians, Immediate Halt to Rocket Attacks

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken delivers remarks during a NATO Foreign Ministers’ meeting at the Alliance’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium March 23, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman/Pool i24News – The US State Secretary Antony Blinken called for de-escalation from both Israel and Palestinians on Tuesday amid the ongoing Gaza flare-up. “All sides need to de-escalate, reduce […]

Democrats urge Blinken to pressure Israel on Palestinian evictions in Jerusalem

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Iran set to feature in Blinken meeting with U.K. foreign secretary Raab

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Blinken, Yossi Cohen meet in Washington as Israel presses its case on Iran

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken met Thursday in Washington with visiting Mossad chief Yossi Cohen and Israel’s ambassador Gilad Erdan, as Israel sought to convince Washington to seek an improved deal to prevent Iran from attaining nuclear weapons rather than reenter the limping 2015 accord. The two-hour meeting was the second this week in […]

Blinken meets Israel’s Mossad spy chief for talks on Iran

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