President Donald Trump’s remained at the White House and out of the view of the public as his acting defense secretary announced troop drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan. CNN’s Kaitlan Collins has more.
S Jaishankar said peace would only be achieved if there was understanding in and around Afghanistan. The External Affairs Minister attended the 'Heart of Asia' conference in Tajikistan’s Dushanbe on March 30. “This is a very important time in Afghanistan because the peace process is on. I was here to set out the views of India on this occasion. We believe that peace would be best achieved if there is an understanding within and around Afghanistan. We also believe there needs to be good faith negotiations and that we should remain true to the principles of ‘Heart of Asia’. The end state should be a democratic Afghanistan which looks after the minorities, women and children.” Watch the full video for more.
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Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley said she would back her onetime boss, former President Donald Trump, if he decides to run for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination again in 2024 and not mount a bid against him. Punch Bowl News founder Anna Palmer tells CNN why she thinks this might be.
Robby Soave argues that a recent “60 Minutes” story about Florida’s vaccine rollout and Governor Ron DeSantis was wildly flawed. Soave says the story aided DeSantis politically because the governor responded by criticizing the media, and “being anti-media is probably the single thing that unites all conservatives.”
Even though Joe Biden was known as a pragmatic dealmaker, he has taken a bold, radical approach to the beginning of his presidency. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains Biden’s unexpected direction in the wake of the post-Trump era and Covid-19.
Brian Stelter says “the beginning of the Biden years is not the end of Trump’s war on truth” because the fractures and fault lines are still present: “The mainstreaming of conspiracy thinking, the demonizing of others, the gaslighting.” He says Tucker Carlson is now leading the “war” by parroting a white supremacist conspiracy theory.
CNN’s Dana Bash and Nia-Malika Henderson explain why Republican colleagues of Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) are not rallying to his defense as Federal investigators look into his relationships with young women.
United States Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in an unnanounced visit to Kabul on Sunday, as Washington reviews the peace process there and its planned troop withdrawal. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
Speaking on the attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vice-president Arjun Singh said it is not a Taliban, she is doing drama for "sympathy". He said, "Is it Taliban that her convoy was attacked? Huge police force accompanies her. Who can get near her? 4 IPS officers are her security incharge and must be suspended. Attackers don't appear out of nowhere, they've to be nabbed. She did drama for sympathy." Earlier, CM Mamata said she was attacked today while in Nandigram, where she had gone to file her nomination for the coming elections.