The Quiet Death of Tillerson’s ‘Redesign’ of State
Overhauling Foggy Bottom was once a centerpiece of the Trump administration’s reforms. Where did those plans go?
Xi and Kim’s Marriage of Convenience
The Chinese president is briefed on the Singapore summit during the North Korean leader’s third state visit.
OPEC Agrees to Boost Oil Output
The oil cartel vowed to add 1 million barrels a day to markets. It won’t add quite that much.
Fighter Sale to Turkey Could Pit Trump Against Congress
A battle is brewing over the transfer of F-35 fighter jets.
OPEC Close to Agreement to Open the Oil Taps
With or without Iranian cooperation, extra barrels of crude could help meet rising demand. But there’s still reason to fear a price spike later this year.
Iran’s Ban of Messaging App Hurts Economy at Pivotal Moment
Rights group says app was widely used by businesses and even government offices.
Top Democratic Lawmakers Sound Alarm on Trump ‘Loyalty Tests’ for State Department Officials
A letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo follows Foreign Policy’s report.
Trump’s Trade Wars Prompt Congressional Pushback
As the U.S. trade war with China escalates, a growing number of GOP lawmakers want final say on tariffs.
Trump’s Space Force Faces Hurdles in the Pentagon and Congress
The U.S. president's plan could put him at odds with his defense secretary.
The Country That Wasn’t Ready to Win the Lottery
Guyana just discovered it owns enough oil to solve all its problems — and cause even bigger ones.
Peace Pact in the Balance As Colombians Vote
Sunday’s election is widely seen as a referendum on the historic peace accord with the FARC.
Russian Troll or Clumsy Publicity Hound?
A Russian media executive says he’s come to Washington to test the limits of American freedom.
2018 Career Diplomat of the Year Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein: Read the Transcript
Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein serves as the U.N. high commissioner for human rights.
2018 Diplomat of the Year Chrystia Freeland: Read the Transcript
Chrystia Freeland is Canada’s foreign minister and the member of Parliament for University-Rosedale.
Canadian Foreign Minister Sharply Rebukes Trump’s Trade Policy and Worldview
Chrystia Freeland said Trump was putting his thumb on the scales with tariffs.
Mike Pompeo, Cleanup On Aisle 38
The secretary of state now has to deal with the fallout of the rushed agreement with North Korea.
North Korean Dissidents Lament That Human Rights Are a Non-Issue as Trump Meets Kim
The State Department says it will address rights issues at other venues.
U.S.-Backed Catastrophe Brewing in Yemen
A Gulf-led coalition is preparing to assault a key Yemeni port, risking a fresh humanitarian crisis.
What a Secret Cold War Game of Nuclear Hide-and-Seek Teaches Us About North Korean Verification
Making sure that Pyongyang actually destroys its nuclear weapons may be impossible.
State Department Defends Trump’s Man in Berlin After Diplomatic Firestorm
Some German lawmakers are calling for Ambassador Grenell’s expulsion.