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State Department

Among the many stories of internecine battles within the Trump administration is the supposed discord between the White House and the State Department. Secretary of State...
rex tillerson

Donald Trump has derided U.S. democracy promotion since his presidential campaign. It now looks as if his State Department will adopt indifference to democracy and...
rex tillerson

If there is one salutary development that should come from the Trump administration, it is to explode for all time the conceit that business leaders...
disaster

Believe it or not, the Trump administration has been lucky. Sure, the president is an embattled figure, but the scandals and controversies with which he...
diplomacy

Both in terms of his proposed budget and the lack of urgency with which President Donald Trump has sought to fill key foreign policy slots,...
human rights

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the Trump Administration’s plan to slash funding for the State Department, so I’d like to offer my...
Trump budget

In unveiling President Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget, Mick Mulvaney, head of the Office of Management and Budget said: “It is not a soft-power budget....
defense budget

President Trump has called for a substantial increase in defense spending—nearly 10 percent or $54 billion. That’s serious money, and it’s seriously needed to rebuild...
corporations

It’s become the backbone of not only of the State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s economic development philosophy in the Middle East...
Iran

John Kerry made a lot of news over the weekend when speaking on issues that will affect how the next presidential administration navigates a complex...
Donald Trump

Every administration does it. A new president, secretary of defense, or secretary of state enters office and they wipe their departmental website clean. On the one...
State Department

On Election Day, Secretary of State John Kerry ventured where no other secretary of state had gone: Antarctica and the South Pole. From Voice of...