By Pavel Polityuk & Muvija M | Reuters
Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, visited Britain on Wednesday to drum up aid, winning a pledge to train Ukrainian pilots on advanced NATO fighter jets, a big symbolic step up in Western military support.
By Yukiko Toyoda, Nobuhiro Kubo & Neil Jerome Morales | Reuters
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr arrives in Japan on Wednesday for a visit that is expected to pave the way for closer security ties with Tokyo, as Manila increasingly sides with the United States in its regional tussle with China.
By Abby Sewell & Kareem Chehayeb | Associated Press (free)
Even before Monday’s devastating earthquake, getting aid to all parts of war-battered Syria was fraught with daunting political and logistical challenges.
By Ellen Nakashima, Shane Harris, John Hudson & Dan Lamothe | The Washington Post
The U.S. intelligence community has linked the Chinese spy balloon shot down on Saturday to a vast surveillance program run by the People’s Liberation Army, and U.S. officials have begun to brief allies and partners who have been similarly targeted.
By Doug Cameron & Sabrina Siddiqui | The Wall Street Journal
Poland is seeking advanced rocket launchers and other weaponry from the U.S. in a $10 billion deal announced Tuesday ahead of an expected visit later this month by President Biden around the first anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
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