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US warns of 'additional actions' over Myanmar coup, violent crackdown

The Jakarta Post 01 Mar 2021
The US government is preparing "additional actions" in coming days against those responsible for the violent crackdown and military coup in Myanmar, US national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Sunday ... Three men were killed and at least 20 others injured when security forces moved on a rally in the southern coastal hub of Dawei.

Team Biden About to Start Its First Talks With the Taliban

The Daily Beast 01 Mar 2021
Curtis was the senior Afghanistan official on Trump’s National Security Council ... and the United Nations ... Biden’s national security adviser, Jake Sullivan, pledged a “robust and regional diplomatic effort” in a call last month to his Afghan counterpart, but it has yet to publicly manifest.

Former Trump Ambassador Suggests California Candidacy Amid Effort to Recall Democratic Governor

The Washington Informer 01 Mar 2021
Grenell, the former acting director of national intelligence ... 23 that he was focused on the need for a review of California’s election security protocols, and thoughts of a candidacy would wait “until” afterward ... Bolton was Trump’s fourth national security adviser before publicly breaking with him and becoming a vocal critic.

Myanmar coup: Deadliest day of protests as police open fire

Yahoo Daily News 01 Mar 2021
Security forces began the violent crackdown on Saturday, after weeks of largely peaceful protests against the 1 February military takeover ... US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said the Biden administration was preparing "additional actions" against those responsible for the violent crackdown.

Syed Ata Hasnain | Special effort needed in Pak to make truce work

Deccan Chronicle 01 Mar 2021
Quoting statistics of ceasefire violations (CFVs) over the years is meaningless ... This time Moeed Yusuf, Pakistan’s national security adviser, has denied any back channels were worked between him and India’s NSA Ajit Doval and ascribes the ceasefire agreement to military-to-military discussions and consultation ... ....

Fixing the dysfunctionality within the SSA requires going back to the basics

Independent online (SA) 28 Feb 2021
* National security must be pursued in compliance with law, including international law ... The strengthening of the statutory co-ordinating structure the National Intelligence Co-ordinating Committee (Nicoc) and its location as an arm of the National Security Council or in the office of the National Security Adviser needs to be seriously considered.

Sri Lanka 'Priority One' partner in defence: India

Hindustan Times 28 Feb 2021
It said the assurance of India's fullest cooperation in the field of defence and security was recently reiterated to Sri Lanka’s leadership by National Security Adviser Ajit Doval during his visit to Colombo for a trilateral Maritime Security Cooperation talks ... of the two nations.

US warns of 'additional actions' over Myanmar coup

Gulf News 28 Feb 2021
... days against those responsible for the violent crackdown and military coup in Myanmar, US national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Sunday.

Any Attempt against Doha Agreement Will End to Failure: Taliban

Tolo News 28 Feb 2021
I hope that the Biden administration I can work with them on this and talk to Secretary Blinken and the national security adviser about leaving a residual force there to protect the homeland and not allow the Taliban to take over their country,” the US congressman said.

Joe Biden has hit Iran (and political commentators) where it hurts

The National 28 Feb 2021
They pointed to Mr Biden's role as vice president, and that his Secretary of State Antony Blinken and National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan are also Obama administration veterans ... This zone is key to Tehran's main geostrategic goal, a militarily secured corridor from Iran through Iraq and Syria and into Lebanon.

Republicans push 'blue-collar comeback' – but is the party a true friend of the worker?

The Observer 28 Feb 2021
KT McFarland, a conservative commentator who was briefly Trump’s deputy national security adviser at the start of his administration, said she had a telephone call with the former president on Friday night in which he allegedly outlined the theme of his scheduled CPAC speech on Sunday.

The National Security State Doesn’t Protect Us. Let’s Redefine Security for All.

truthout 27 Feb 2021
However, despite some disturbingly hawkish signs from the new administration, President Joe Biden’s national security adviser, Jake Sullivan, has acknowledged that the primary U.S ... While a pandemic plan developed by the national security apparatus during the Obama administration ...

Joe Biden not to penalise Mohammed bin Salman over Jamal Khashoggi death

The Telegraph India 27 Feb 2021
The decision by Biden, who during the 2020 campaign called Saudi Arabia a “pariah” state with “no redeeming social value”, came after weeks of debate in which his newly formed national security team advised him that there was no way to formally bar the ...