Aug 21, 2014 Rules apparently bar foreign service members from taking the challenge.
Feb 10, 2014 The United States has a new ambassador to China: Montana Senator Max Baucus was unanimously confirmed by the Senate late last week. Is he up for the job?
Nov 20, 2013 Resumption of exports from Libya, rising U.S. stockpiles, and the Iran talks are driving down oil prices.
Apr 8, 2013 Forty percent of politically appointed envoys are big campaign donors. And unlike career diplomats, they get posts in desirable destinations, like Europe and the Caribbean. Caroline Kennedy's potential appointment in Japan would have more challenges.
Oct 2, 2012 American Crossroads makes political hay out of attacks in Libya
Heidi N. Moore
Sep 12, 2012 The recent attacks on and killings of Americans in Libya over a YouTube video raises questions about the video site, freedom of speech and corporate ethics.
Sep 12, 2012 The U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other diplomats have been killed in protests in Benghazi. Religious extremists stormed the U.S. consulate there. A controversial anti-Islamic video, posted on YouTube, was the catalyst for the attack. That has put YouTube and it's owner Google in an uncomfortable position.
Kate Archer Kent
Aug 20, 2012 Libya is expected to grow as a market for U.S. exports, but a small timber company in Louisiana has been relying on Libyan customers for years.
May 28, 2012 Libya has delayed its elections in June. The political instability is creating economic uncertainty.