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.
The State Department is planning to spend $18,000 on an LGBT film festival in Mumbai to “promote gender inclusiveness.”
The Treasury and State Departments have failed to respond to open records requests seeking “certain correspondence and related records discussing Russian funding of environmental pressure groups’ advocacy in the United States,” according to lawsuits filed today against Treasury and Monday against State.
The Trump administration on Thursday accused Iran of escalating illegal weapons transfers to rogue militias across the Middle East and South Asia over the past year in violation of United Nations arms embargoes.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has not reviewed recordings pertaining to the disappearance of a Saudi journalist, a State Department spokeswoman said Thursday night.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is overseeing one of the most diverse State Departments in history, according to senior administration officials and internal statistics that show the administration has placed a priority on hiring a range of diverse voices for key positions.