Kamala Harris’s south-east Asia trip reveals limits of US strategy | US foreign policy

[ad_1] In October 2013, as the former US president Barack Obama had to cancel his four-nation tour of south-east Asia due to the congressional impasse at home, China’s president Xi Jinping, instead, made the news headlines across the region. On that trip to Indonesia, Xi proposed to set up an Asian infrastructure investment bank to … Read more

Evacuation of Americans from Afghanistan ‘highest priority’, says Harris – live | US news

[ad_1] 2.50pm BST 14:50 Explosion occurs outside the Kabul airport, Pentagon confirms An explosion has occurred outside the Kabul airport where the US and its allies are carrying out evacuations, the Pentagon has just confirmed. “We can confirm an explosion outside Kabul airport. Casualties are unclear at this time. We will provide additional details when … Read more

Kamala Harris Vietnam trip delayed after two US officials report Havana syndrome | Kamala Harris

[ad_1] US vice-president Kamala Harris’ trip from Singapore to Vietnam was delayed by several hours on Tuesday by an investigation into two possible cases of the so-called Havana syndrome in Hanoi, administration officials said. The investigation was in its early stages and officials deemed it safe for Harris to make her scheduled stop in Vietnam, … Read more