Latest from Carol Morello
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.”
  • Sep 23, 2020
Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said the United States is ready to “stand alone” against Iran as most countries in the U.N. reject the idea the U.S. has a legal right to reimpose international sanctions.
  • Sep 21, 2020
The Trump administration plans this week to spell out how it intends to enforce U.N. sanctions against Iran that the international community says it has no right to reimpose because it withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal. Iran’s currency sank to a historic low.
  • Sep 20, 2020
U.S. officials say international sanctions lifted under the nuclear deal President Trump pulled out of will return this weekend. Few other nations are willing to go along.
  • Sep 17, 2020
House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing is part of a broader investigation into the circumstances surrounding Steve Linick’s ouster in the spring.
  • Sep 16, 2020
Even as dozens of countries continue to bar American tourists, a lengthy delay in processing U.S. passports has been eased and officials predict a return to normal by fall.
  • Sep 4, 2020
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo videotaped a brief speech while in Jerusalem, blowing through precedent and possibly his own directive to employees.
  • Aug 25, 2020
Reacting to the U.S. declaration, one official described “a serious transatlantic rift” that shows no sign of healing.
  • Aug 21, 2020
Secretary of State Pompeo says ‘extensive efforts and exhaustive diplomacy’ by the European countries that signed the 2015 deal had failed.
  • Aug 20, 2020
The U.S. argues that even though it has left the nuclear deal, it retains the right as an original “JCPOA participant” to trigger the “snapback” of sanctions over any issue that violates the agreement.
  • Aug 19, 2020