Foreign Policy



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.

The proposal has prompted sharp opposition from career officials who say it would be a gift to authoritarian governments that have long sought to delegitimize human rights groups.

Some Trump policies would immediately be reversed, but others will have to wait for policy reviews within a new administration.

U.S. officials claimed she was given the award by “mistake,” but internal documents and interviews show the discovery of her social media posts critical of the president inspired the decision, the inspector general found.

In a sideline event hosted by the United States at the United Nations General Assembly, the secretary of state said protections for human rights are in “crisis.”

Matthew Klimow, the former U.S. ambassador to Turkmenistan, accepted a 90-day appointment.

Officials described an environment of yelling, cursing, intimidating and abusive behavior, report says.

House Democrats want R. Clarke Cooper, the assistant secretary for political-military affairs, to explain what they say was his “inaccurate” testimony on how the emergency came about.

The State Department inspector general, while finding that Pompeo’s ‘emergency’ declaration was legal, says the administration’s own policies were violated.

A still-unreleased inspector general report found no wrongdoing, the department said.

A bipartisan bill introduced Tuesday would create an Office of Subnational Diplomacy in the State Department to build up capacity to confront China in trade and other arenas.

Lawmakers said the subpoenas were necessary because the administration has stonewalled its efforts to interview officials.

The secretary of state was also grilled about the administration’s policies on China, Russia and Iran.

New report decries the broad vacancies at the department and high-profile resignations of career officials due to alleged intimidation and retribution by political appointees.

In a conversation with The Post, Ambassador Danny Danon discussed a range of issues before his departure from the United Nations.

Rep. Eliot L. Engel’s apparent primary defeat may give progressives a chance to redefine priorities on foreign affairs panel.

The possible cutoff in food and medical supplies came as the first coronavirus case surfaced in northwest Syria, where millions of displaced Syrians have massed.

During U.N. Security Council meeting, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called Iran a “terrorist regime.” Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, referred to the United States as an “outlaw bully.”

Load More