U.S. Congress

Dozens of US lawmakers seek accountability from Turkey over Sheridan Circle violence

More than 70 members of the US Congress have signed a letter to the Biden administration urging it to hold Turkey accountable for the violence that erupted in Washington DC in 2017 when members of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security detail attacked protesters. 

Members of US Congress to be honored in AHEPA’s 46th Biennial Congressional Banquet

The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) will honor a number of US Congress members at its 46th Biennial Congressional Banquet, held at the Mayflower Hotel, in Washington DC, on May 22. 

AHEPA will present Maryland Congressman John Sarbanes with the "2024 AHEPA Socrates Award," the organization's highest honor. 

The West steps up for Ukraine. Will it be enough?

Washington has finally acted to offer Ukraine new help. Additional military support for Ukraine was a matter of debate for months in the US Congress. In the end, Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Johnson put the matter to a vote, the proposal passed by a margin of 311 to 112, and new American weapons and money are now on their way to Ukraine.

Haggling over Greek aid to Ukraine

The protracted nature of the war in Ukraine and the signal sent a few days ago by the US Congress of the continued bipartisan commitment to Ukraine, with a substantial aid package, are putting pressure on Europeans to continue the flow of weapons systems and ammunition to Ukrainian forces.

Military Budget Disparity Between Ukraine and Russia Deepens Despite US Aid Package

The US Congress has finally approved a long-awaited aid package for Ukraine, totaling nearly 61 billion USD, including military assistance. The bill's passage comes as a crucial lifeline for Ukraine, although concerns persist over the country's ability to match Russia's military spending.

Who Will Emerge Victorious From the War? Our Readers Have Spoken

Recent developments in the Ukraine-Russia conflict have heightened concerns about the potential for further escalation and the devastating impact on both nations and the broader international community. The conflict, marked by ongoing military operations and diplomatic maneuvering, has garnered significant attention from global leaders, analysts, and the public alike.