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Trump dismisses Russian bounty allegations as a 'hoax'

Trump dismisses Russian bounty allegations as a 'hoax'

01 Jul 2020 TheHill TheHill

President Trump claimed early Wednesday that reports about suspected Russian bounties on coalition forces in Afghanistan were a “hoax” meant to damage him politically.“The Russia Bounty story is just another made up by Fake News tale that is told...

Biden holds press conference for first time in months

Biden holds press conference for first time in months

30 Jun 2020 TheHill TheHill

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden took questions from reporters at a press conference for the first time in almost three months on Tuesday, giving new insight into his views on the fast-moving political and cultural debates around race in the...

Russia is testing Trump's reactions

Russia is testing Trump's reactions

29 Jun 2020 TheHill TheHill

The White House is engaged in a self-defeating strategy by failing to respond strongly to another Russian attack on the U.S. The evasive reaction to a reported Russian bounty for the Taliban to kill American troops in Afghanistan indicates that...

McEnany sidesteps questions on Russian bounty intel

McEnany sidesteps questions on Russian bounty intel

29 Jun 2020 TheHill TheHill

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Monday sidestepped questions about reports that Russia offered bounty to Taliban fighters to target U.S. military members in Afghanistan.McEnany stuck closely to talking points throughout the briefing...

The Taliban's emerging tactical terror alliances

The Taliban's emerging tactical terror alliances

11 Jun 2020 TheHill TheHill

A new type of threat has reportedly emerged in Afghanistan. Under the façade of negotiating peace, the Taliban’s military hardliners have allegedly set in motion tactical alliances with other non-Taliban groups as part of their double game...