Americans increasingly wonder where US involvement in the Russo-Ukrainian war is heading. Although this nation is not officially in the fight, it is a belligerent in all but name. US officials have essentially declared war on the Russian Federation and its president, Vladimir Putin.

The American war machine consists of the economic and power interests of the US military/security complex and the hegemonic ideology of the neoconservatives. The former requires an enemy in order to justify the unaccountable power of the security agencies and the $1,000 billion annual budget of the complex. The latter believes in an exceptional and indispensable United States entitled to hegemonic power over the world.

Speaking to reporters from the briefing room Monday afternoon, White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre struggled to justify President Joe Biden's invocation of the Defense Production Act to build solar panels

Jean-Pierre justified Biden's use of the DPA by falsely claiming there is a current electricity shortage that solar panels can help alleviate. 

Vice President Kamala Harris will have an opportunity to connect with leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean as she welcomes them to her home state this week for the Summit of the Americas. But whether she can demonstrate her clout at the hemisphere’s premier gathering — being held on U.S. soil for the first time since 1994 — remains an open question.

Colombian President Iván Duque Márquez weighed in on the controversy about the forthcoming Summit of the Americas, stating that dictatorships should be unwelcome. At the same time, chaos swirled around the Biden Administration’s planning of the forum.

Britain is joining the US is supplying longer range rockets to Ukraine, despite fresh threats from Russia's president Vladimir Putin who says he is ready to expand strikes to 'decision-making centers' if these escalations from the West continue.

US President Joe Biden has delayed his visit to Saudi Arabia until Washington fulfils Riyadh's demands, a Saudi lawmaker said Monday, Anadolu News Agency reports.

"The visit was delayed until [the US] meets the Saudi demands," Ibrahim Al-Nahhas, a member of the Shura Council, said in a TV interview.

"[It was delayed] until arrangements are completed in a way that serves the interests of the Kingdom and the region," he added.

Hunter Biden shows himself to be a real first son-of-a-gun in the latest embarrassing personal video leak for President Biden’s scandal-scarred kid.

A naked Hunter casually waves around a handgun and even points it at the camera while partying with a prostitute in 2018, the video shows, according to a report Monday.