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 Raad al-Hussein: Read the Transcript
Zeid Raad 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.
Trump Taps Bannon Ally for Top Broadcasting Job
Some in Washington worry he will turn the agency into a mouthpiece for Trump, but others say the threat is overblown.
U.S. Lawmakers Target Chinese Interference in New Bill
Bipartisan legislation would require an unclassified report on Chinese political influence operations in the United States.
U.S. Close to Imposing Sanctions on European Companies in Russian Pipeline Project
The decision would test already fraught relations with Germany, other allies.
Caught on Camera: India’s Broken Media
What a sting operation reveals about press freedom in the world’s largest democracy.
Trump’s Steel Tariffs on Allies Complicate Bigger Problem: China
Angering Europe, Canada, and Mexico makes it harder to build a common front against Beijing’s trade abuses.
North Korean Facing Pompeo Is a Master Spy Who Helped Groom Kim, Then Survived His Purges
Officials say Kim Yong Chol’s meeting in New York marks the highest-level visit to the United States by a North Korean in 18 years, aimed at salvaging the summit.