Biden Floats Faster Access to Vaccine Booster Shots

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The White House played down the president’s remarks, saying the administration had not changed its original proposal to administer a third shot to most vaccinated adults eight months after the second. Online-PR: … unsere digitale […]

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After Two Decades of Fighting Taliban, U.S. Is Uneasy Partners With Them

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Americans have described a necessary, if distasteful, working arrangement as they race to evacuate Afghanistan by Aug. 31. Online-PR: … unsere digitale Pressearbeit im Internet hilft weiter…



Intelligence Review Yields No Firm Conclusion on Origins of Coronavirus

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Declassified portions of a report presented to President Biden revealed divisions among federal agencies over whether the virus came from a lab leak or emerged more naturally.



Amid Afghan Chaos, a C.I.A. Mission That Will Persist for Years

The spy agency had plans to de-emphasize counterterrorism operations to focus on rising global powers. History got in the way.



Biden Faces a Tragedy He Worked to Avoid

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The president said the evacuation of U.S. citizens and allies from Afghanistan would continue, even after an attack that killed at least 13 American troops and dozens of civilians.



After Decades of War in Afghanistan, ISIS and Al Qaeda Can Still Wreak Havoc

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The U.S. and its allies waged war for 20 years to try to defeat terrorists in Afghanistan. A double-suicide bombing demonstrated that they remain a threat.



At Least 12 U.S. Troops Among Masses of Dead in Kabul Suicide Attack

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Bombers struck a huge crowd outside the airport, killing dozens of civilians in the waning days of the U.S. evacuation from Afghanistan.



Israel’s Spy Agency Snubbed the U.S. Can Trust Be Restored?

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Israel’s new prime minister, Naftali Bennett, heads to Washington promising better relations and seeking support for covert attacks on Iran’s nuclear program.



Biden Falls Short on Pledge for U.S. to Be the World’s Vaccine ‘Arsenal,’ Experts Say

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Congress appropriated $16 billion to ramp up Covid-19 countermeasures, but a new report found that the Biden administration had spent very little of it on expanding vaccine manufacturing capacity.