It’s unclear why the Trump administration waited until its final months to shake up the influential group of outside experts advising top Pentagon leaders.
An internal United Nations document shows concern those troops could face torture or execution.
The Trump administration’s parting gift to Saudi Arabia has made it necessary to evacuate at-risk aid workers from the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.
The move, opposed by the humanitarian community, is part of the administration’s pressure campaign on Iran—and could hamstring Biden.
Chinese documents show that the U.S. commerce secretary did not successfully step down from all his corporate commitments.
One staffer has accused the United Nations Development Program of muzzling efforts to protest racism.
Westerners are overrepresented in senior positions across the world body.
The U.S. administration exports anti-abortion policies abroad and strips international agreements of references to “sexual orientation” and “gender identities.”
A new law meant to keep Chinese telecoms out of American networks threatens to make life impossible for diplomats, aid workers, and the military across much of Africa and Asia.
Lawmakers warn the administration’s aid cuts will exacerbate the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, even as State Department officials worry about being on the hook for war crimes.
Nearly two-thirds of Trump and Biden supporters said they “strongly” or “somewhat” support the peace deal that would get U.S. forces out of Afghanistan next year.
With Bahrain also recognizing Israel, Washington hopes for a new era of Arab rapprochement with Israel—but that may prove more elusive.
While Trump burns bridges with the World Health Organization, U.S. officials strain to preserve American influence in an institution that is critical to global health challenges.
James Gilmore, Trump’s ambassador to the OSCE, said he was “embarrassed” by calls from experts—including some of his former colleagues—to normalize ties with Russia.