The Chinese regime reportedly learned in advance of the Russian plan to invade Ukraine but cared only about not having it happen during the Beijing Winter Olympics.
'We are ready. We are united,' Biden said of democracies that were rising to the moment. The US president added the West was going to seize the 'ill-begotten gains' of Putin's 'corrupt' oligarchs.
The regime's insistence on upholding the legacy of slain IRGC commander Qassem Soleimani comes at the expense of the Iranian people, who are getting more and more impatient.
As Esmail Qaani approaches his second anniversary as IRGC-QF commander, he has failed to distinguish himself or fill his predecessor's shoes.
Nearly two months have passed since the Taliban took over the government, but most offices remain closed and the staff at those that are open are inexperienced and unprofessional.
Gulf states are providing humanitarian assistance to the Afghan people after the airlift, with Qatar also stepping in as a diplomatic mediator.
Despite promises of a representative and diverse government, the Taliban formed a government comprised of extremist mullahs.
The Iranian foreign minister levels harsh criticism at Qassem Soleimani and the IRGC's influence on Iran's foreign policy in a leaked audio file that is causing ferocious domestic backlash.
Many Lebanese say that Hizbullah, whose chief, Hassan Nasrallah, was subordinate to Soleimani, is at the root of the country's problems.
Only a broad and inclusive government can provide public services, ensure security and continue to develop Afghanistan, stakeholders to the peace process say.