Officials have been complaining that Russia’s violation of the Reagan-era INF Treaty has placed the U.S. in a “weak position” against China.
Turkey’s media leaks appeared to have shaken Saudi leaders and kept attention on the case.
State Department denies any connection between the payment and the secretary of state’s visit to the kingdom.
“You can hear how he was interrogated, tortured and then murdered,” said one person familiar with the recordings.
Haley adopted hard-line positions, but she avoided hard-edge rhetoric and worked to develop a collegial rapport with foreign diplomats.
South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha’s interview with The Washington Post.
“We know North Korea better than any party in this process,” Seoul’s top diplomat says in an interview.
The Trump administration has made countering Iran’s network of proxy forces a primary goal in the Middle East.
The closure of the consulate comes as U.S. officials issue increasingly ominous warnings to Tehran.
Starting in the 1990s, the North Koreans and Americans had worked jointly to recover remains for more than a decade, but the cooperation was suspended during the George W. Bush era amid political tensions.