Tag: Policy

LGBTQ groups condemn identity-based attacks on Gigi Sohn, urge confirmation

LGBTQ groups condemn identity-based attacks on Gigi Sohn, urge confirmation | The Hill Skip to content (Pete Marovich/The New York Times via AP, Pool) Gigi Sohn, who is President Joe Biden’s nominee to serve on the Federal Communications Commission, testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022, during her nomination […]

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Obama defense secretary questions Biden’s response to Chinese balloon

Obama defense secretary questions Biden’s response to Chinese balloon | The Hill Skip to content Leon Panetta, a former defense secretary in the Obama administration, questioned the Biden administration’s response to the suspected Chinese spy balloon that drifted across the U.S. before being shot down off the Carolina coast on Saturday.  During an appearance on […]

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Biden says he ordered US military to shoot down Chinese ‘spy’ balloon ‘as soon as possible’

Biden says he ordered US military to shoot down Chinese ‘spy’ balloon ‘as soon as possible’ | The Hill Skip to content President Joe Biden speaks with members of the press after stepping off Air Force One at Hagerstown Regional Airport in Hagerstown, Md., Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, en route to Camp David for the […]

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Biden administration weighing plans to down Chinese spy balloon: AP

Chinese balloon North Carolina: Biden might strike it down Skip to content Annabelle Gordon President Biden speaks at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, February 2, 2023. The Biden administration is weighing a plan to shoot down the Chinese spy balloon that has been moving across the continental United States once it […]

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Pentagon confirms second Chinese ‘surveillance balloon’ seen over Latin America

Pentagon confirms second Chinese ‘surveillance balloon’ seen over Latin America | The Hill Skip to content A high altitude balloon, , which U.S. officials have speculated as a spy balloon from China, floats over Billings, Mont., on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023. Another balloon was detected over Latin America on Friday evening. (Larry Mayer/The Billings Gazette […]

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Language Differences Hold Back U.S. Companies In Fast-Growing Asia: KPMG Economist

Travelers on the move in the departure hall at the Hongqiao Railway Station in Shanghai last month; … [+] China’s economic growth rate this year is expected to one of the world’s fastest. Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg © 2023 Bloomberg Finance LP KPMG senior economist Ken Kim showed a slide at a U.S. business conference on […]

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The Role of Insurance in Climate Adaption

Tropical storms and hurricanes bring immediate and direct economic damage to communities and may also reduce a country’s economic growth for more than a decade. Models that determine climate policy in the United States have been criticized for ignoring the impacts of such extreme weather events over time. A new study highlights a way to […]

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WeChat: China’s Other Trojan Horse

The Tencent Holdings Ltd. headquarters in Shenzhen, China, on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. Photographer: … [+] Qilai Shen/Bloomberg © 2021 Bloomberg Finance LP Momentum is growing behind a bill in Congress to do what we’ve been arguing for in this column for close to two years, i.e. banning Chinese social media app TikTok. It’s the […]

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Blinken trip to China postponed over ‘unacceptable’ spy balloon

Blinken trip to China postponed over ‘unacceptable’ spy balloon | The Hill Skip to content Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during The United States Conference of Mayors, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nathan Howard) Secretary of State Antony Blinken has postponed a trip to Beijing after a suspected Chinese surveillance balloon was […]

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The West Is Failing To Penetrate The Russian Information Space: How We Got Here And What To Do About It

(Photo by Mikhail KLIMENTYEV / SPUTNIK / AFP) (Photo by MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/SPUTNIK/AFP via Getty … [+] Images) SPUTNIK/AFP via Getty Images As we watch the horrors unfolding in Ukraine, we cannot fathom the Russian people’s imperviousness to what’s being done in their name. By this time, a massive outcry of shame or outrage should be […]

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5 sore spots between the US and Israel as the Biden-Netanyahu era begins

5 sore spots between the US and Israel as the Biden-Netanyahu era begins | The Hill Skip to content U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, left, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu give a joint press conference, on Monday, Jan. 30, 2023 in Jerusalem. (Ronaldo Schemidt/Pool via AP) Spiraling violence between Israelis and Palestinians and […]

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Lawmakers ask Biden to add drug czar to Cabinet

Lawmakers ask Biden to add drug czar to Cabinet | The Hill Skip to content Dr. Rahul Gupta, the director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, is shown at the White House, Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) A group of congressional lawmakers on Thursday called on President […]

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China “Back On Track,” Overseas IPOs Poised To Rise

Zhonglu Group Vice Chairman George Wang, third from the right, attended the ringing of the opening … [+] bell at the Nasdaq to mark the Lunar New Year on Jan. 25. Courtesy of Nasdaq China’s economic growth and overseas fundraising are poised to rise this year as the country moves beyond the worst of the […]

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