In a meeting with diplomatic and military partners, the secretary of state said defeating the miltants is the top U.S. goal in the Middle East.

  • Mar 22, 2017

State Department officials said the secretary of state will go to Moscow in mid-April, a sign he is coming out of the diplomatic shadows.

  • Mar 21, 2017

Haider al-Abadi, in Washington for a summit on countering jihadists in Syria and Iraq, said he expects the Trump administration to support Iraq as it repels the militants and rebuilds liberated cities.

  • Mar 20, 2017

The Trump budget blueprint calls for the elimination of the U.S. Institute of Peace, which works for conflict resolution.

  • Mar 16, 2017

In a brief letter to employees,Tillerson said aid and U.S. engagement must become more efficient. President Trump has proposed a 28 percent reduction to the agency budget.

  • Mar 16, 2017

The proposed budget says other countries are expected to pay their fair share, and aid will be directed in line with U.S. foreign policy interests.

  • Mar 16, 2017

The approach by the nation’s top diplomat cuts sharply against the practice of his predecessors.

  • Mar 15, 2017

In State Department’s first public press briefing since the administration took office, the spokesman vowed to defend Asian allies.

  • Mar 7, 2017

Two weekend incidents in the Strait of Hormuz suggest Washington and Tehran may be heading for a more direct confrontation.

  • Mar 6, 2017

It typically takes 18 to 24 months for a Syrian refugee to be considered and checked before being admitted. Here’s how it works.

  • Jan 27, 2017
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