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Blinken set to testify on Afghanistan

Secretary of State Antony Blinken is set to testify Monday in what is expected to be a confrontational and emotional hearing about Afghanistan and the chaotic withdrawal that ended America's longest war.

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Blinken: Taliban pledged that Americans can leave Afghanistan

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken rebutted GOP claims that the Taliban is holding Americans "hostage" Tuesday, as uncertainty over the militant group's promises to let Americans leave Afghanistan continued to roil Washington and as the Taliban named members of a designated terror group to its interim government.

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House Democrats press Blinken for more details about Afghan evacuation effort

An ideologically diverse group of Democrats is pushing Secretary of State Antony Blinken to take specific steps toward helping thousands of individuals still seeking to leave Afghanistan, underscoring the widespread concern still lingering in Congress over the evacuation effort from the war-torn country.

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Diplomats sent cable warning of potential catastrophe last month

A group of US diplomats wrote a classified cable to Secretary of State Antony Blinken in mid-July warning that swift action needed to be taken because they believed the situation in Afghanistan could rapidly deteriorate and they feared a catastrophe.

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Analysis: America's 'moral obligation'

Those damaging America's democracy should listen to Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya's testimony of what happens when a demagogue and his cronies actually succeed in stealing an election. The Belarusian opposition leader met US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday, after saying on CNN that the US had a "moral obligation" to stand up for democracy against President Alexander Lukashenko's dictatorship. She arrived in the United States at an odd moment, since historically Washington was a paragon for dissidents. But ever since former President Donald Trump's rejection of his election loss, this country has been a better parable of how democracy can teeter on the brink. 

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Blinken meets with Netanyahu in Israel

The United States will make "significant contributions" to rebuilding Gaza which will be announced later Tuesday, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in Jerusalem after meeting with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. CNN's Hadas Gold reports.

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