State Department

China Infiltrating U.S. Education System in Propaganda Coup

Report: From kindergarten to college, Chinese government programs indoctrinate youth

Chinese language teacher Fu Yongsheng at the Confucius Institute at the University of LagosThe 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.

State Department Failed to Mobilize Against Irish Effort to Boycott Israel

U.S. diplomats failed to mobilize against effort, stoking frustration on Hill, with pro-Israel insiders

Boycott IsraelThe 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.

Trump’s Colombia Ambassador Pick Remains in Limbo as Chaos Erupts in Venezuela

Conservatives remain opposed to Macmanus, renew push for political, not career ambassador

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.

Open Records Lawsuits Probe Into Russian Support for U.S. Green Groups

Treasury, State sued for documents pertaining to Russian funding of anti-fracking efforts

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.