Trump announced Tuesday he plans to replace Tillerson with current CIA Director Mike Pompeo.

Matt Berman • 9 months ago

A quick strike to deal with North Korea's nuclear and missile programs is one option bandied about in Washington. But the White House confirmed Thursday it is not being considered.

John Hudson • 10 months ago

Donald Trump threatened to cut off aid to countries that condemned the US's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. But the proposed State Department budget doesn't do that.

John Hudson • 10 months ago

Sources tell BuzzFeed News that Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has approved the return of Sen. Robert Menendez as ranking member of the Foreign Relations Committee. He's one of his party's most conservative foreign policy voices.

John Hudson • 10 months ago

The revelation is likely to invite criticism that a congressionally mandated list designed to punish Russia for interfering in the US election was put together haphazardly.

John Hudson • 10 months ago

In a wide-ranging assessment of his first year as the leader of the nation's premier spy agency, Mike Pompeo provides new details about how the CIA operates in the Trump era.

John Hudson • 10 months ago

The US's top diplomat has called for an indefinite US troop presence in Syria to stanch Iranian expansion. But in an interview he said that doesn't mean the US will fight Tehran – unless Iran shoots first.

John Hudson • 10 months ago

In a speech at Stanford University, the secretary of state spelled out a US plan to advance a political transition in Syria to oust Bashar al-Assad.

John Hudson • 10 months ago

As more African nations issue angry statements and summon US diplomats, Trump's secretary of state insists "nothing has changed" in US-Africa relations.

John Hudson • 11 months ago

Iran said on Saturday it will not accept any changes to the deal, and vowed to retaliate against new sanctions imposed on its head of judiciary.

John Hudson • 11 months ago

If confirmed, David Schenker will become the first non-career official since the 90s to lead the State Department’s Middle East bureau.

John Hudson • 11 months ago

Ending an Obama policy of isolating Moscow, the top military leaders of NATO and Russia are planning to meet in Azerbaijan later this month.

John Hudson • 11 months ago

A Justice Department memo obtained by BuzzFeed News says a House-passed bill infringes on the president’s power to control sensitive national security information.

John Hudson • 11 months ago

The appointment of Susan Thornton is a major win for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and a blow to the Trump administration's nationalist wing.

John Hudson • 11 months ago

On Monday, America First got confusing. Really confusing.

John Hudson • 11 months ago

Callista Gingrich, Nikki Haley, and Scott Brown are all running afoul of federal guidelines on social media while the State Department whistles in the wind.

John Hudson • 12 months ago

With the 2018 midterms on the horizon, Moscow proposed a sweeping noninterference agreement with the United States, US officials tell BuzzFeed News. The Trump administration said no.

John Hudson • One year ago

"Acknowledging this fact is a necessary condition to achieving peace," Trump said in a speech on Wednesday.

John Hudson • One year ago

The president's son-in-law prompted the Dec. 22, 2016, call to Russia's ambassador that is the focus of Flynn's guilty plea Friday.

Aram Roston • One year ago

Under the scenario, Sen. Tom Cotton would become the new CIA leader.

John Hudson • One year ago