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The White House Authorizes $350 Million in Military Aid for Ukraine

By Carly Olson | The New York Times

The Biden administration Monday approved a new $350 million package of military aid for Ukraine, U.S. officials said, a critical injection as Ukraine grapples with ammunition shortages and gears up for a spring offensive.

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Taiwan’s President to Visit U.S., Raising Prospect of Friction With China

By Meaghan Tobin & Ellen Nakashima | The Washington Post

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen will visit the United States at the end of the month, stopping over in New York and California where she will meet a top U.S. lawmaker on her way to and from Central America to shore up ties with the island democracy’s few remaining diplomatic allies.

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U.S. Finds Ethiopian Troops Committed Crimes Against Humanity

By Missy Ryan | The Washington Post

The Biden administration has determined that government troops and other forces in Ethiopia, a key U.S. partner in East Africa, committed war crimes and crimes against humanity during that country’s two-year civil war, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Monday.

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U.S. Leans on Honduras to Rethink China Switch, Hopes for Reprieve

By Sarah Kinosian & Ben Blanchard | Reuters

The United States is trying to discourage Honduras from following through on its plan to switch diplomatic allegiance from Taiwan to China, sources close to the matter say, hoping the lack of a formal agreement yet may leave the door open for a change of heart.

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