If Joe Biden wins, here are some of the top foreign-policy experts who could be tapped for senior and midlevel jobs in the administration.
Big and small powers increasingly handpick U.N. special representatives, testing the authority and independence of the U.N. secretary-general.
The massive Ethiopian dam is a flash point for tensions in Africa—and is now sowing confusion and discord within the U.S. government, with many officials concerned Washington is too much in Egypt’s corner.
Robert Hood’s departure leaves the U.S. Defense Department at a high-water mark for vacancies under the Trump administration.
The move comes after the president personally lobbied the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee to confirm Anthony Tata as the Defense Department’s top policy official.
Russian-backed authorities in Georgia’s separatist regions are continuing to harden border crossings, limiting access for the United States and aid organizations.
Pressure mounts for Congress to pass safe-harbor legislation to let Hong Kongers escape China’s newest police state.
Across federal agencies, the Trump administration is seeding the government with ideologues meant to advance hard-line policies.
Democrats suspect the weapons sales are sending jobs to Saudi Arabia.
Interviews with political appointees at the Pentagon raise fears of another purge.
A House letter calls the arrests of an Egyptian American human rights advocate’s family a bid to “undermine” the U.S. judicial process.
The move comes after the last senior official overseeing the defense industry’s response to the coronavirus pandemic was fired.
Administration officials say they are tired of regular efforts by Capitol Hill to review arms exports to Saudi Arabia and other nations.