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Ousted Watchdog Says State Dept. Official Pressured Him to End Inquiry Into Pompeo

Ousted Watchdog Says State Dept. Official Pressured Him to End Inquiry Into Pompeo

Steve A. Linick, the former State Department inspector general, testified that a top agency official tried to “bully” him as he investigated the potential misconduct by the administration.
Ousted Watchdog Says State Dept. Official Pressured Him to End Inquiry Into Pompeo

Ousted Watchdog Says State Dept. Official Pressured Him to End Inquiry Into Pompeo

Steve A. Linick, the former State Department inspector general, testified that a top agency official tried to “bully” him as he investigated the potential misconduct by the administration.
Pompeo Honors Tiananmen Anniversary in Meeting with Survivors

Pompeo Honors Tiananmen Anniversary in Meeting with Survivors

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with survivors of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre at the hands of Chinese communist troops on Tuesday afternoon, amid strained relations between the United
‘We Need Help’: Coronavirus Fuels Racism Against Black Americans in China

‘We Need Help’: Coronavirus Fuels Racism Against Black Americans in China

African governments have loudly protested abuse of their citizens in China, but the Trump administration’s response to harassment of African-Americans has been muted.
As Coronavirus Toll Preoccupies U.S., Rivals Test Limits of American Power

As Coronavirus Toll Preoccupies U.S., Rivals Test Limits of American Power

The coronavirus may have changed almost everything, but it didn’t change this: Global competition spins ahead — and in many ways has accelerated.
As Coronavirus Toll Preoccupies U.S., Rivals Test Limits of American Power

As Coronavirus Toll Preoccupies U.S., Rivals Test Limits of American Power

The coronavirus may have changed almost everything, but it didn’t change this: Global competition spins ahead — and in many ways has accelerated.
As Virus Toll Preoccupies U.S., Rivals Test Limits of American Power

As Virus Toll Preoccupies U.S., Rivals Test Limits of American Power

The coronavirus may have changed almost everything, but it didn’t change this: Global competition spins ahead — and in many ways has accelerated.
African Leaders, Joined by U.S. Embassies, Condemn Police Killing in Minneapolis

African Leaders, Joined by U.S. Embassies, Condemn Police Killing in Minneapolis

In highly unusual move, U.S. diplomats in Uganda and Kenya issue public pronouncements expressing distress over the death of George Floyd.
Congress Calls State Dept. Officials for Interviews in Expanded Pompeo Inquiry

Congress Calls State Dept. Officials for Interviews in Expanded Pompeo Inquiry

Lawmakers are investigating whether Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged President Trump to fire Steve A. Linick, the department’s inspector general, to shield himself from Mr. Linick’s inquiries.
Congress Calls State Dept. Officials for Interviews in Expanded Pompeo Inquiry

Congress Calls State Dept. Officials for Interviews in Expanded Pompeo Inquiry

Lawmakers are investigating whether Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged President Trump to fire Steve A. Linick, the department’s inspector general, to shield himself from Mr. Linick’s inquiries.
Congress Calls State Dept. Officials for Interviews in Expanded Pompeo Inquiry

Congress Calls State Dept. Officials for Interviews in Expanded Pompeo Inquiry

Lawmakers are investigating whether Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged President Trump to fire Steve A. Linick, the department’s inspector general, to shield himself from Mr. Linick’s inquiries.
The ‘Liberal World Order’ Was Built With Blood

The ‘Liberal World Order’ Was Built With Blood

As the United States reckons with its decline, it should understand where its power came from in the first place.
Pompeo Releases Letter Clearing Him of Violating Law With Kansas Trips

Pompeo Releases Letter Clearing Him of Violating Law With Kansas Trips

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also criticized Senator Robert Menendez, Democrat of New Jersey, who has opened an investigation into the firing of the State Department inspector general.
Pompeo Releases Letter Clearing Him of Violating Law With Kansas Trips

Pompeo Releases Letter Clearing Him of Violating Law With Kansas Trips

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also criticized Senator Robert Menendez, Democrat of New Jersey, who has opened an investigation into the firing of the State Department inspector general.
Trump Officials Consider Defying Congress to Sell More Weapons to Saudi Arabia

Trump Officials Consider Defying Congress to Sell More Weapons to Saudi Arabia

The administration has informed lawmakers that it intends to allow the sale of munitions worth $478 million to the kingdom, setting up a potential clash with Congress.
Trump Officials Consider Defying Congress to Sell More Weapons to Saudi Arabia

Trump Officials Consider Defying Congress to Sell More Weapons to Saudi Arabia

The administration has informed lawmakers that it intends to allow the sale of munitions worth $478 million to the kingdom, setting up a potential clash with Congress.
U.S. to Expel Chinese Graduate Students With Ties to China’s Military Schools

U.S. to Expel Chinese Graduate Students With Ties to China’s Military Schools

The move is the latest in the Trump administration’s efforts to impose limits on Chinese students. But university officials say the government is paranoid, and that the United States will lose out.
U.S. to Expel Chinese Graduate Students With Ties to China’s Military Schools

U.S. to Expel Chinese Graduate Students With Ties to China’s Military Schools

The move is the latest in the Trump administration’s efforts to impose limits on Chinese students. But university officials say the government is paranoid, and that the United States will lose out.
U.S. to Expel Chinese Graduate Students With Ties to China’s Military Schools

U.S. to Expel Chinese Graduate Students With Ties to China’s Military Schools

The move is the latest in the Trump administration’s efforts to impose limits on Chinese students. But university officials say the government is paranoid, and that the United States will lose out.
U.S. to Penalize Work at Iranian Facilities in Latest Blow to Nuclear Accord

U.S. to Penalize Work at Iranian Facilities in Latest Blow to Nuclear Accord

International workers will no longer be able to keep a watchful eye on the nuclear programs, risking a layer of security that had sought to ensure Iran could not secretly violate a 2015 deal with