Haley Tried to Block Appointment of Chinese Diplomat to Key U.N. Post. He Got the Job Anyway.
As the United States pulls back from the world body, experts say it is ceding influence to China.
With New Appointment, State Department Ramps Up War Against Foreign Propaganda
Former Fox News correspondent and Navy veteran Lea Gabrielle to head long-troubled Global Engagement Center.
Rubio Blocks Trump’s Honduras Envoy
The Florida senator is increasingly influential on U.S. policy in Latin America.
Why Did the State Department Just Spend $84,375 on a Sculpture by Bob Dylan?
The purchase represents the cultural aspects of U.S. diplomacy for some and lavish and wasteful spending for others.
How U.S. Mission Creep in Syria and Iraq Could Trigger War With Iran
One previously unreported incident from 2017 illustrates the risks of Trump’s latest plan.
How Washington Got on Board With Congo’s Rigged Election
The State Department endorsed Felix Tshisekedi’s unlikely presidency, taking some U.S. officials by surprise.
You Can Hack This Headline for $200
Cybercriminals claim to be selling the ability to manipulate media outlets’ articles.
The U.S. Sought to Derail Michelle Bachelet’s Bid for Top U.N. Human Rights Job
The Trump administration was troubled by her views on abortion, Israel, and Latin America.
U.S. Developing Supply Route Along Dangerous Stretch From Djibouti to Somalia
The project is part of a broader military entrenchment in Africa.
U.S. Considering Plan to Stay in Remote Syrian Base to Counter Iran
The Trump administration could face legal issues maintaining a small force at al-Tanf.
Can State’s New Cyber Bureau Hack It?
The U.S. State Department is working to stand up a new cybersecurity bureau, but it's hobbled by debates with lawmakers on its purpose and mandate.
U.S. to Ease Limits on Humanitarian Aid to North Korea
Aid groups welcome the move, but it’s not likely to unlock stalled nuclear negotiations.
Boeing Finally Set to Deliver Years-Delayed Tanker to U.S. Air Force
The Air Force’s effort to buy a new refueling tanker is a long and sordid tale that dates back to 2001.
A Diplomatic Breakthrough for Washington in Europe’s Last Dictatorship
Belarus lifts a cap on the number of U.S. diplomats allowed in the country as Minsk looks west and spars with Moscow.
Can Silicon Valley Learn to Stop Worrying and Love the Pentagon?
Palmer Luckey, the 26-year-old founder of Oculus VR, is leading the charge to get tech companies and the Defense Department on the same page.
Senate Bill Targets Chinese Economic Espionage
New measure would give U.S. prosecutors power to indict hackers working abroad.
Georgia Rebuffs U.S. Ambassador Pick as Too Pro-Saakashvili
The move surprised U.S. officials, given Georgia’s staunchly pro-American stance.
Trump’s Push to Boost Lethal Drone Exports Reaps Few Rewards
Sources say the U.S. Defense Department is stubbornly resisting the new rules.
U.N. Body Declares Famine Conditions in Parts of Yemen
World Food Program report expected to further erode support in Washington for Saudi bombings in Yemen.
U.S. Military Targets Growing Russian and Chinese Influence in Latin America
The Air Force chief of staff pushes back during a visit to Colombia.