Joe Biden soon in Saudi Arabia to meet Mohamed bin Salman

Published on : 06/14/2022 – 22:27 It’s confirmed, Joe Biden’s Middle Eastern tour in mid-July will go through Saudi Arabia. Despite his hesitations, the American president will meet Crown Prince Mohamed ben Salman there. With our correspondent in Washington, Guillaume Naudin Officially, Joe Biden explains that he is delighted to respond to King Salman’s invitation. … Read more

“frank” exchanges between Americans and Chinese

Published on : 06/14/2022 – 07:44 “Frank” exchanges after several tense days: the security and diplomatic advisers of China and the United States spoke Monday at a meeting in Luxembourg, during which the question of Taiwan was discussed. No compromise has been announced. After several days of tension, particularly on Taiwan, the exchanges were “frank”, … Read more

New York State tightens gun laws

New York State adopted a series of measures on Monday June 6 to restrict access to firearms. A minimum age is now set at 21 to purchase a semi-automatic rifle. According to the organization Giffords Law Center, before New York, only six states applied a threshold of 21 years to purchase such a weapon. Large … Read more

Shootings in the United States: reforming gun laws, mission impossible?

Published on : 02/06/2022 – 10:17 Uvalde, a city in Texas, was the victim, on May 24, of a terrible shooting in which 19 children and 2 teachers were killed. The first funeral took place this week. Despite the tragedies that are repeated, the American leaders fail to reform the laws on firearms. If President … Read more

“The alliance between the United States and South Korea goes beyond the North Korean threat”

Published on : 05/20/2022 – 19:38 On board his “Air Force One” plane, Joe Biden arrived this Friday, May 20 in South Korea. This is his first tour of Asia as President of the United States. Faced with China, Joe Biden intends to affirm American ambitions in the region. But the shadow of a North … Read more

United States: the right to abortion under threat

Published on : 05/20/2022 – 12:11Modified : 05/20/2022 – 12:45 In the United States, the leak of a confidential working document has confirmed the desire of the Supreme Court, with a conservative majority, to annul the Roe v. Wade case law which, for fifty years, has guaranteed access to abortion in all the countries. A … Read more

Biden’s Fed nominee Michael Barr downplays institution’s climate role

According to Michael Barr, “the only objective should be to understand the risks that the climate could pose to the financial system and to work” on “measures to manage these risks.” The US central bank (Fed) must understand climate risks and help banks deal with them, not determine which sectors they should or should not … Read more

Pennsylvania Republican primary, a high-stakes election

Published on : 05/16/2022 – 11:51 In the United States, the campaign for the November midterm elections has already begun with the primaries to designate the candidates. This week, the political world has its eyes on Pennsylvania. In this state in the northeast of the country, both rural and industrial, Republican voters choose their candidate … Read more

why the Supreme Court is increasingly challenged

DECRYPTION – Since the revelations of Politico, the demonstrations against the Supreme Court are linked, and the legitimacy of this jurisdiction, once sacred, is weakened. The anger of pro-abortion activists in the United States continues unabated. The revelations by Politico of an internal note to the Supreme Court according to which the jurisdiction is preparing … Read more

US announces $150 million in new military aid

This new shipment, well below the previous ones, will notably include artillery ammunition and radars. Joe Biden on Friday announced new military aid to Ukraine to fight the Russian invasion, including artillery munitions and radar. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a separate statement that the amount of this aid represented 150 million dollars, … Read more