The New York congressman fended off a progressive challenge in an unusually public race.
A bipartisan crackdown on Chinese forced labor has put Western corporations on notice—and could pave the way for Washington to finally support the International Criminal Court.
Nancy McEldowney is one of several former senior foreign service officers expected to join the senior ranks of the new U.S. administration.
The U.S. secretary of state plans massive holiday gatherings, while department catering and event staff mostly lack employer health insurance.
Much of the donor money to Afghanistan is lost to fraud and abuse, in part by Western companies.
Politicians and warlords have benefited from decades of violence. The victims of the country’s endless wars could provide the key to a lasting peace.
The battle between centrists and progressives over U.S. foreign policy that is dogging Biden’s transition is also playing out in a crucial committee.
While seasoned federal officials are being fired, Trump’s loyalists are coming back, threatening fresh tensions between the outgoing administration and Congress.
Though not alone in its destructive practices, Beijing’s rapacious fleet causes humanitarian disasters and has a unique military mission.
The Defense Department’s inspector general found that the United Arab Emirates is financing Russian Wagner Group mercenaries—just as Trump aims to sell the UAE billions of dollars worth of arms.
The next USAID chief will grapple with a pandemic, galloping food insecurity, and allegations of chronic mismanagement under Trump.
New agriculture laws are making a desperate situation more dire.