(WASHINGTON) -- In a rare show of emotion at the Pentagon, press secretary John Kirby choked up discussing Russian President Vladimir Putin and alleged Russian atrocities in Ukraine during a briefing with reporters Friday.It began when Kirby was asked whether he believes Putin is... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday expressed outrage over the "horrible images" of killed civilians in Ukraine and said the U.S. is working with international partners to identify those responsible."This Department has a long history of helping to hold accountable those who... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Pentagon has been providing daily updates on the Russian invasion of Ukraine and Ukraine's efforts to resist.Here are highlights of what a senior U.S. defense official told reporters Monday on Day 40:Nearly 70% of Russian troops near Kyiv have withdrawnAbout two-thirds... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. government has determined the attacks by Myanmar's military against the Rohingya, a Muslim ethnic minority, constituted genocide and crimes against humanity, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Monday.The legal determination comes nearly five years after the brutal violence killed approximately... Read More.