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Matt Vasiligambros Matt Vasilogambros is a policy writer for National Journal, covering foreign affairs, the White House and Congress. He previously covered the 2012 presidential election and other federal elections for the National Journal and The Hotline. Before joining the company, Matt covered politics for PoliticsDaily.com, the Iowa Independent and the Huffington Post. Matt is a graduate of Drake University, where he served as editor-in-chief of the award-winning student newspaper. He is a native of Arlington Heights, Ill.
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Russia wants USAID out

September 19, 2012 Russia demanded on Tuesday the U.S. Agency for International Development leave the country after two decades of work, following accusations by President Vladimir Putin that the U.S. agency influenced Russian elections, the Associated Press reported. The accusations focused on aid money distributed by the agency. “We are talking about attempts...

Chinese protesters surround U.S. ambassador's car, cause minor damage

September 19, 2012 Chinese demonstrators in Beijing surrounded a car holding the U.S. ambassador to China as it attempted to enter the embassy on Tuesday, causing minor damage to the car, the Los Angeles Times reports. A YouTube video shows more than 30 protesters throwing water bottles at Ambassador Gary Locke’s car and...

U.S. suspends most military operations with Afghan troops

September 18, 2012 The U.S. is suspending most of its joint military operations with Afghan security forces, as a surge of green-on-blue attacks have left more than 50 NATO troops dead this year, NBC News and CBS News report. “We’re to the point now where we can’t trust these people,” a military official...

Conflicting accounts: Was attack in Libya coordinated or spontaneous?

September 17, 2012 As the FBI and the U.S. intelligence community investigate the attack in Libya that killed four American diplomats, debate rages over whether it was a planned attack or spontaneous violence. Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, maintained on Sunday that the attack on the U.S. consulate in...

Four NATO troops killed in green-on-blue attack

September 17, 2012 In the second green-on-blue attack of the weekend, four NATO troops were killed on Sunday by members of the Afghan security forces, The New York Times reports. This latest attack took place in Afghanistan’s Zabul province. Although most of the NATO troops stationed in that province are Americans, the coalition...

Marines sent to Yemen to protect embassy

September 14, 2012 Marines have been sent to the U.S. Embassy in Yemen following violent protests that erupted in the capital city of Sana’a, the Associated Press reports. Protests have ripped through the region this week, as people have reacted violently to an anti-Islamic video produced in the U.S. On Thursday, protesters burnt...

U.S. did not issue warning after anti-Islam video

September 14, 2012 U.S. intelligence agencies and the State Department did not issue warnings to diplomats after an anti-Islamic video, made in the United States, was broadcast on an Arab talk show, which may have been the flashpoint for the unrest in Egypt, Libya and elsewhere, Reuters reported. Although one warning of a...

Third victim of Libyan attack a former Navy SEAL

September 13, 2012 Former Navy SEAL Glen Doherty was identified as the third victim in the attack that killed four Americans in Libya, the Boston Globe reports. Doherty was killed in the U.S. consulate in Benghazi; U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and two others also died. The Winchester, Mass., native was 42....

U.S. embassy staffer in Cairo ignored instructions not to release statement

September 13, 2012 A State Department official in the U.S. Embassy in Cairo ignored instructions not to release a statement on Tuesday denouncing religious intolerance, Foreign Policy reports. The statement, which was an attempt to fend off protests against an anti-Islamic video created in the U.S., was released several hours before protests outside...

Demonstrations continue outside U.S. embassy in Cairo

September 13, 2012 Protests continued outside the U.S. embassy in Cairo on Thursday, as 13 people were injured in clashes between protesters and Egyptian security forces, Reuters reports. Demonstrators, angered by an anti-Islamic video, demanded an apology from the U.S. for the video. At one point, several demonstrators set fire to a police...

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