The African-American director of policy planning at the State Department has come under fire from liberal anti-Trump critics for comments at a security forum.
The Trump administration announced on Monday that, in a global first, it is offering up to $10 million in rewards for information leading to the disruption and arrest of terrorist operatives working for Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed militant group based in Lebanon.
The State Department’s official foreign policy manual continues to list the Golan Heights area as being owned by Syria, despite President Donald Trump’s recent declaration affirming Israel’s right to the territory, which sits along its northern border and has been the source of multiple terrorist attacks.
The State Department has quietly permitted Tehran to continue conducting sensitive nuclear work, including at a secretive military site that once housed the Islamic Republic’s weapons program, despite Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s demand that all such work cease last year.
The New York Times revealed in an A10 story of Sunday’s edition that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in fact an evangelical Christian.
The Trump administration has selected Fox News contributor Morgan Ortagus as the State Department’s new spokesperson, sources confirmed to the Washington Free Beacon.
The Chinese government has infiltrated nearly every sector of the U.S. education system via a package of programs and monetary schemes that seek to indoctrinate American children and bring the Communist government’s propaganda into the classroom, according to a new report by a Senate investigatory body.
The State Department is facing accusations that it failed to mobilize to stop the Irish government from pushing through with a major new effort to boycott and isolate Israel, according to sources familiar with the matter who told the Washington Free Beacon this lack of action has created friction with some on Capitol Hill and in the U.S. pro-Israel community.
With the Trump administration focused on the crisis in Venezuela and efforts to undermine Nicola Maduro’s grasp on power in Caracas, foreign policy hands are concerned that Colombia, one of America’s strongest allies in the region, is not receiving the attention it deserves.