The United States has a long history in the Middle East, with engagements beginning decades, even centuries, earlier than those that most people know today, such as the “forever wars” in Iraq and Afghanistan. The U.S.-Saudi Arabia relationship has long been arguably its most important in the region, but forContinue Reading

On January 20, Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States, notably without his predecessor present. In many ways, President Biden’s inaugural address was a return to the normal sorts of addresses we see and hear from American presidents. There were the usual empty wordsContinue Reading

On the day that he was inaugurated, President Joe Biden put in more work than former President Donald Trump had done for months. He attended a church service, delivered his inaugural address, participated in a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, signed 17 executive orders and swore inContinue Reading

For too long, Republican leadership in the Senate and the White House have held up legislation that will benefit Americans. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has blocked bills that would address the COVID-19 crisis, voting rights, election security, LGBTQ discrimination, Dreamers, pay discrimination, wage increases and many other issues; overContinue Reading