Adam Kredo

Senators Warn Georgia: U.S. Will Not Tolerate Backslide Into Authoritarianism

As Georgia teeters on the brink, leading U.S. observers warn democracy is quickly eroding

TOPSHOT-GEORGIA-POLITICS-OPPOSITION-DEMOAs Georgia teeters of the brink of a backslide into authoritarianism, two leading senators are warning that a campaign of repression against pro-Western protesters opens the door "for increased Russian meddling in the country" and could jeopardize the historically close relationship between the U.S. and Georgia.

Trump Admin Again Grants Iran Pass to Conduct Nuclear Work, Angering GOP Hawks

Administration reissues sanctions waivers at center of interagency Iran fight

The Trump administration has again renewed key sanctions waivers permitting Iran to conduct sensitive nuclear work, generating anger among GOP hawks who have long called for the administration to quit giving Tehran a pass on its pursuit of an atomic weapon.

Lawmakers Warn Georgia Over Anti-U.S. Backslide

Bipartisan group of lawmakers calls out Georgian leadership's anti-democratic oppression

Georgia protests unrestA bipartisan group of lawmakers is warning the Georgian government that an ongoing campaign of repression by the country's ruling political party is endangering the Eastern European ally's pro-U.S. opposition and threatening to sweep the country back into authoritarianism.