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Weekly Security Digest - January 31, 2021

All border wall construction projects must stop by Wednesday, contractors are told

All border wall contractors have been notified that they must stop construction by Wednesday to comply with orders from the Biden administration, a South Texas lawmaker told Border Report.

Biden's energy moves strengthen Russia, US rivals, undermine national security

President Biden’s executive orders that put the U.S. on a course to transition away from fossil fuels are a boon for U.S. competitors Russia, Saudi Arabia and other adversaries and pose a threat to national security.

U.S. Senate confirms Biden nominee Blinken as secretary of state

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Joe Biden’s nominee, veteran diplomat Antony Blinken, to serve as secretary of state.

U.S. announces restoration of relations with Palestinians

U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration announced Tuesday it was restoring relations with the Palestinians and renewing aid to Palestinian refugees, a reversal of the Trump administration’s cutoff and a key element of its new support for a two-state solution to the decades-old conflict between Israelis and Palestinians.

Israel-Sudan signing ceremony in Washington within months, minister says

Israel and Sudan will finalise a diplomatic deal to normalise relations at a signing ceremony in Washington in the next three months, Israeli Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen said on Wednesday.


REPORT: BIDEN TEAM ALREADY HOLDING TALKS WITH IRAN ON US RETURN TO NUCLEAR DEAL

Officials in the Biden administration have already begun holding quiet talks with Iran on a return to the 2015 nuclear deal, and have updated Israel on those conversations.

Thank you, Paula, for submitting Morris L. Turner to be featured as this week's Secure America Now Veteran of the Week.


"He served in World War II in the United States Navy aboard the USS Kalinin Bay during the battle of Leata Gulf, which was the longest navy battle in the history of the Navy. His ship had 25 holes in it and they stopped them up with mattresses and made it back to Pearl Harbor. He served from 1942 to 1946."

Thank you, Morris, for your service!

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