Pompeo declares Hong Kong no longer autonomous from China

This post was originally published on this siteSecretary of State Mike Pompeo notified Congress on Wednesday that Hong Kong no longer should be considered autonomous, a declaration that could

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Former ambassadors condemn efforts to use Ukraine to ‘sow divisions’ in 2020 election

This post was originally published on this siteSeven former U.S. ambassadors to Ukraine on Tuesday condemned efforts to use the country as a vehicle to “sow division” during the 2020

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Pompeo confirms plans to visit Israel next week

This post was originally published on this siteSecretary of State Mike Pompeo will make a brief visit to Israel next Wednesday, ignoring his own coronavirus travel advisory at a time when Israel

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Former US diplomats and European leaders call for easing sanctions against Iran

This post was originally published on this siteTwo dozen former diplomats and national security leaders from the United States and Europe called on the Trump administration Monday to ease

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State Department says 13500 Americans stranded abroad have asked for help

This post was originally published on this siteThe State Department is preparing to evacuate thousands of Americans stranded overseas, with 16 flights scheduled in the next five days and more to

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Trump asks Syrian government to ‘work with us’ to free journalist who disappeared

This post was originally published on this siteIn a glimmer of hope for an American taken hostage in Syria more than seven years, President Trump said Thursday he is “working very hard with

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Pompeo urges Venezuela to release imprisoned oil executives as coronavirus spreads

This post was originally published on this siteThe Trump administration is asking Venezuela to release six imprisoned oil executives on humanitarian grounds, as the nation’s health-care

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Pompeo condemns China, other foreign foes in announcing human rights report

This post was originally published on this siteSecretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called China’s detention of Uighur Muslims and other ethnic minorities the “stain of the

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Trump administration orders four Chinese news outlets in US to reduce staffs

This post was originally published on this siteIn a major escalation of a media war between Beijing and Washington, the Trump administration on Monday ordered four Chinese news outlets operating

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US blacklists Iraqi leader accused in attacks on US Embassy in Baghdad

This post was originally published on this siteThe Trump administration on Wednesday blacklisted a militia leader in Iraq, saying his group was responsible for a rocket attack that killed an

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