The U.S. State Department has @UkrProgress to promote its Ukraine policy. Now, meet @IraqProgress.
The Obama administration places the pipeline project on permahold.
Why can’t the State Department find emails between reporters and a spokesman? Gawker files an appeal after editor John Cook’s Freedom of Information Act request for Reines’ emails turned up nothing almost two years ago.
A live town hall at 1 p.m. ET, conducted by BuzzFeed’s Foreign Editor Miriam Elder. Kerry will answer questions about the crisis in Ukraine, and America’s role in the world, from Elder and from students at the event.
During speeches in Vancouver and Calgary, Clinton defers to her successor on questions about the crude oil project. “What pipeline?”
TransCanada recommended the contractor conducting State Department environmental review of the pipeline environmentalists have said is biased towards TransCanada. The company did not disclose that the two firms had worked together previously.
The former secretary of state lays out her central project at the Clinton Foundation: “Beijing Plus 20.” A “full and clear-eyed look at how far we have come” since Clinton’s historic 1995 speech at the U.N. Conference on Women.
The former Secretary of State, who once pushed to aid and arm the Syrian rebels, has yet to weigh in on Obama’s plan for military intervention. A “lasting regret.”
“On Sunday, August 11, the Department of State will re-open 18 of the 19 embassies and consulates that were closed recently,” the State Department said in a statement. The U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen and the U.S. Consulate in Lahore, Pakistan will remain closed.
“[W]e urge the State Department to determine the appropriate course of action to assure the safety and well being of LGBT and LGBT-supporting individuals involved in or attending the 2014 Sochi Olympics and Paralympics,” the letter to be sent to Kerry says. Rep. Jerry Nadler is leading the House effort.
The policy change, effective immediately, said Secretary of State John Kerry tears down “an unjust and an unfair barrier.”
“Current information suggests that al-Qaeda and affiliated organizations continue to plan terrorist attacks both in the region and beyond.”
“More than 100,000 people have been killed, and millions of people have either been displaced or become refugees in neighboring countries,” U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told reporters Thursday.
“I had no conversations with Susan Rice herself,” Nuland says.
A source told The New York Times Snowden is staying in an apartment controlled by the Hong Kong government’s security branch.
The briefing was on September 17th, the day after Rice’s sunday show appearances.
May become a special envoy to the Great Lakes region of Africa.
Secretary of state steers clear of foreign policy implications after Boston bombings.
Secretary of State argues 14 percent cut to spending is just a “readjustment.”
Julian Assange beams in from his exile to explain WikiLeaks’ latest.
Won’t say who they’re working with now.
The Egyptian activist thought that the U.S. was funding the Muslim Brotherhood in North Africa to help Israel. And called for Egypt to expel all Israeli citizens.
It puts her in the stratosphere of the speaking circuit, along with her husband and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
“The whole range of soft issues were regarded as kind of second class pursuits” before Clinton. Will the change last?
During a “Global Townterview,” Clinton promises a memoir. Rebuffs the inevitable 2016 questions.
Americans are among the hostages captured in a raid by Islamist militants on an oil field in Algeria.
The new Secretary of State could make his mark on Afghanistan and Pakistan. “Kindred spirits,” says the diplomat’s widow.
The other Kerry is a low-profile staffer at the U.S. Mission to the U.N. “Sometimes I forget that she’s John Kerry’s sister.”
A report out Tuesday night details the State Department’s failings surrounding the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya. “System failures” and “management deficiencies.”