New details of illicit military support come as Biden administration promises to “lean in” on stabilizing Libya
On the same day he announced the talks, Secretary of State Antony Blinken again accused the country of carrying out genocide against its Muslim minority.
The arrest of Federico G. Klein, a former State Department aide, marks the first member of the Trump administration arrested in connection with the insurrection.
The nominee for deputy secretary of state, Wendy Sherman, faces a difficult confirmation process over concerns about reentering the nuclear deal.
With the absence of U.S.-made vaccines, American officials abroad are seeking doses from foreign governments, including Russia.
The move marks one of the first major shifts in U.S. foreign policy by the Biden administration as it reviews a range of Trump-era polices on Afghanistan, North Korea, Russia, China and beyond.
President Biden’s top diplomat said an independent press is a “cornerstone of our democracy.”
A series of policy decisions appear designed to cement administration priorities and pitch Republican voters ahead of the 2024 presidential election.
The president-elect says his goal is to break down barriers between national security and domestic policy.
Wendy Sherman, the chief U.S. negotiator of the Iran nuclear deal, is expected to be picked to serve as deputy secretary of state.
The decision caps a run of indoor holiday parties hosted by Pompeo that health experts warned could easily turn into superspreader events.
The inspector general’s office, which is charged with investigating alleged corruption and wrongdoing, has had strained relations with the agency’s leadership.
The party included a tour of the White House’s vaunted holiday decor followed by a self-guided tour at Blair House, where a person tested positive for coronavirus in the past week.
The president-elect has set out guiding principles such as elevating climate but will find few good policy options on perennial issues like North Korea and Venezuela.
The president-elect promises a return to a more traditional approach. On some issues, there will be no going back to 2016.
Health experts say the festivities have all the makings of a superspreader event, with one calling the plans “dangerous on so many levels.”
The agency won’t deliver congratulatory messages to the president-elect from foreign leaders until the General Services Administration gives the go-ahead.
The agents in an operation called “Foxhunt” tried for force immigrants back to China to be punished, authorities said.
The case is causing concerns about the spread of the coronavirus across the Atlantic as governments in Europe and North America struggle to counter a new outbreak.