Richard Engel

Richard Engel


@NBCNews Chief Foreign Correspondent

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The tanks haven’t even arrived and already pressure is on for jets. Ukraine certainly not wasting any time. Western allies differ over fighter jets for Ukraine as Russia claims gains

A person directly familiar with the matter tells @NBCNews  on Chinese spy balloon. “we do it to them” with satellites and drones.  And many of the “unidentified aerial phenomena” sightings are believed to be Chinese aircraft. And China spies on US daily in far more damaging ways.

In historic address President Zelenskyy says all Ukrainians share the same Christmas wish; victory, only victory, and they will celebrate it even without electricity, illuminated by their own confidence.

Biggest symbol of Zelenskyy’s surprise visit to DC. He leaves congress, cheered, carrying an American flag.

This is get Putin’s attention. Ukraine will get Leopard tanks from Germany after rift among Western allies

From abroad, the mass shootings in the US seem like a preventable illness. Two friends in the UK independently told me “if Americans don’t want to fix the problem, I can’t feel sorry for them.” It gave me pause.

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A sr military official told me US special forces troops distraught, upset, morally disturbed by having to tell their kurdish allies in Syria that, because of orders, their promises of defense won’t be kept.

Massive attacks underway against the kurds in northern syria. No ceasefire. Total nonsenses there is. US military officials tell me they are ashamed, “sickened.” It’s cold now outside. What about the families, and kids, out of their homes? @OARichardEngel  #AmericanBetrayal 

You know you’re an unpopular leader when Sweden is sending your enemy 5,000 anti-tank missiles.

Our beloved son Henry passed away.  He had the softest blue eyes, an easy smile and a contagious giggle.  We always surrounded him with love and he returned it, and so much more.  Mary and Richard.

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