Presidents of the United States

How Bosnia’s Politicians Forgot the Sacrifice of State Department Friends

That year, President George W. Bush was running for re-election and opposed military intervention in Bosnia. His top foreign policy officials, including Secretary of State James Baker and National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft, were traditional "realists", concerned with America's national interests and opposed to interventions where those interests were not at stake.

Reading Viktor Orban’s Mind: ‘Damn It, I Could’ve Been President!’

Yet it was quite shocking in retrospect how little he spoke about Donald Trump, perhaps thinking that they were equals. The former president cannot have been amused; no one is meant to upstage him. Orban was his warm-up act, the one that few are supposed to even remember after the main act has carried off his two-hour show.

Biden backs Turkey's F-16 request

US President Joe Biden has approved the sale of upgraded F-16 fighter jets to Turkey, White House spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre said.

"Our position on the F-16 issue is extremely clear. We have been discussing this issue for months. President Biden supports this request of Turkey," emphasized Jean-Pierre.

Biden Insists on a Ban on Offensive Weapons

President Joe Biden has said the United States must ban offensive weapons to tackle the "carnage" of gun violence.

In a White House speech to the nation, Biden said too many places in America have become killing fields.

He said that if Congress could not ban such weapons, it should try to raise the age of purchase from 18 to 21.

Uvalde tells Biden to ‘do something’; he pledges ‘we will’

President Joe Biden grieved with the shattered community of Uvalde on Sunday, mourning privately for three hours with anguished families of the 19 schoolchildren and two teachers killed by a gunman. Faced with chants of "do something" as he departed a church service, Biden pledged: "We will."