Tony Blinken

Blinken: China ‘Far Short of the Mark’ on COVID Transparency

During an interview aired on Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” Secretary of State Antony Blinken said China “is falling far short” on providing needed transparency and information on coronavirus. Blinken said, “China is falling far short of the

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 19: Nominee for U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken testifies at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill January 19, 2021 in Washington, DC. Blinken was previously Deputy Secretary of State in the Obama administration. (Photo by Graeme Jennings-Pool/Getty Images)

Blinken: We Should Allow Refugees from Hong Kong into U.S.

During an interview aired on Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” Secretary of State Antony Blinken stated that he thinks the United States should allow refugees from political repression in Hong Kong into the U.S. Host Andrea Mitchell asked,

Secretary of State nominee Antony Blinken testifies during his confirmation hearing to be Secretary of State before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. (Alex Edelman/Pool via AP)

Pollak: Biden Risks Putting the Middle East Back on a Path to War

Trump left the U.S. in a position of historic strategic advantage. But like President Barack Obama, who squandered the gains of the Iraq “surge” and withdrew before the country was stable enough to prevent the rise of the terrorist “Islamic State,” Biden is throwing away many of the gains Trump achieved in the region.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden joined by his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., replaces his face mask after speaking at the Hotel DuPont in Wilmington, Del., Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)