The State Department has developed quite the reputation for its Twitter account after several controversial tweets, including one endorsing a handbook that calls Jihad ‘noble.’ Tuesday’s tweet from the State Department-run account, called Think Again Turn Away, is an unconventional attempt to tell “some truths about terrorism.”
State Department said Sunday its computers were hacked, leading to a shutdown of the department’s entire unclassified email system, the Associated Press reports.
The State Department is pursuing space arms control agreements without formal coordination at the Pentagon and two members of Congress warned yesterday such an accord would undermine U.S. national security.
A former high-ranking diplomat and Clinton ally at the center of an FBI counterintelligence probe was a registered foreign agent for the Pakistani government up until just days before she was appointed to run the U.S. State Department’s Pakistan aid team.
State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki said that Israel “could have done more” to prevent civilian casualties during the 2014 Gaza War. Psaki’s comments contradict Gen. Martin Dempsey’s statements on Thursday that Israel went to “extraordinary lengths” to limit civilian casualties and “did what they could” to avoid them. “It remains the broad view of the …
The State Department will cut its $500,000 annual funding dedicated to investigating the war crimes of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the Cable reports.