United States President Joe Biden said Pakistan may be “one of the most dangerous nations in the world” as the country has “nuclear weapons without any cohesion”, it emerged on Saturday. He made the remarks while addressing a Democratic congressional campaign committee reception on Thursday. The US president’s remarks were made in the context of the changing geopolitical situation globally.
Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed Bin Salman has said he simply does not care whether US President Joe Biden misunderstands him or not. In an interview with The Atlantic, Prince Mohammed said his aim was to strengthen Riyadh’s long, historical relationship with Washington, but he was not concerned about whether Biden misunderstood him. “Simply, I do not care,” the crown prince was quoted as saying.
The de facto leaders of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have reportedly declines calls from the White House. The calls from President Biden and the U.S. were based on the agenda to build international support for Ukraine and contain a surge in oil prices. Saudi and Emirati officials have also become more vocal in their criticism of American policy in Gulf.
Pakistan-origin American, Ali Zaidi, has been named as the Deputy Adviser on US’s Domestic Climate Change Policy by the US President-elect, Joe Biden. Ali Zaidi, a Harvard graduate, has been serving as Deputy Secretary of Climate Policy to the Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo. He is also the Chairman of Climate Policy and Finance for New York.
Former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump will have their microphones muted during portions of the second and final presidential debate. The Commission on Presidential Debates announced the decision that angered the President. They decided that the changes were needed because of how the first debate between Biden and Trump devolved into chaos, with the President frequently interrupting the former vice president.
Midway through Tuesday night’s chaotic presidential debate, viewers all over the world could not help but notice Joe Biden using the famous Arabic phrase ‘Inshallah’ to mock President Trump. When Trump vowed to release his still-private tax returns, Joe Biden shot back at his opponent with a particularly sarcastic jab. While the phrase translates to “God willing,” it also has colloquial connotations of ambiguous commitment.