Vivian Salama

Wall Street Journal national security reporter

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Wall Street Journal national security reporter 

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President Biden today justified the plan to pull U.S troops out of Afghanistan , even as the Taliban overruns the country.

Taliban conquered Afghanistan in days. Were the trillions of dollars spent and lives lost for nothing?

President Biden today justified the plan to pull U.S troops out of Afghanistan , even as the Taliban overruns the country.

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President Trump renewed ties with Europe today in Paris, where he's gone to celebrate Bastille Day with French President Emanuel Macron.

President Trump welcomed to Paris for Bastille Day celebrations

President Trump renewed ties with Europe today in Paris, where he's gone to celebrate Bastille Day with French President Emanuel Macron.

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