International reaction to President Trump’s firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been muted. One of the few public statements today came from Germany’s deputy foreign minister, who said it would not improve ties with his country. The State Department will face some tough challenges globally in the months ahead — everything from North […]
Nonprofits worry about the loss of institutional knowledge as offices are forced to close amid a slow down in refugee admissions.
Felicia Schwartz of the Wall Street Journal reports on how the State Department has been quietly pressuring Pyongyang. But don't expect results any time soon.
The White House wants to bump up defense spending and reduce the budgets of some other federal agencies. One agency in the crosshairs is the State Department. It wields something known as soft power — diplomacy and foreign aid. So what happens when you slash spending on soft power? Click the audio player above to […]
Fifteen years after the Al Qaeda bombings in East Africa, spending on embassy security has soared -- and not just there.
We've been talking about this story for a while. How Wikileaks founder Julian Assange entrusted someone with access to the group's stash of US...