The president-elect's forthcoming nomination of Antony Blinken as the country's top diplomat suggests an appetite for continuing America's role as the globe's policeman.
Department of State
The Secretary of State places himself among the ranks of Republican officials willing to humor, but not quite endorse, Trump's claims that he in fact won the election.
State Department Demands Spouses of Gay Diplomats, U.N. Staff Get Legally Married to Visit—Even if They Can't
An absurdly petty intersection of anti-gay and anti-foreigner policies.
Pompeo says he's learned a lesson about American interventions in the Middle East, but can he be trusted?
"The president has been very specific, at times, on this," Paul said. "He said 'it is time to get out of Afghanistan.'"
Paul says Mike Pompeo, Trump's pick to be the next secretary of state, will repeat the foreign policy mistakes of the past two decades.
The new "unique identifier" for sex offenders stigmatizes people who pose no threat.
Kurt Volker, the McCain Institute's well-connected executive director, has been appointed special representative for Ukraine negotiations.
But the event's sponsor says its visa approval rate was remarkably high and that no other country could offer such access.
State Department reverses Obama ruling and permits construction of Keystone Pipeline.
The agency already tried to get out of the requirements once.
New Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Asks Staff to Apply Lessons of Changing World Conditions to Domestic Change Too
No other nomination for high-level department positions requiring Senate confirmation has been made yet.
'The top U.S. diplomat responsible for everything from negotiating international climate agreements to resurrecting the Keystone XL Pipeline'
Turns out there's still time for October surprises.
Is plastic gun printer Cody Wilson an 'open source terrorist' or a free speech hero?
Maybe focus on protecting American data, not seeking revenge for Clinton's embarrassment?
The plaintiffs argued that the newly mandated stigma is unconstitutional.
In 3D-Printed Gun Case, Federal Court Permits Speech Censorship in the Name of Alleged National Security
Prior restraint keeps blueprints off the Internet.
The Democratic nominee continues to minimize her email "mistake" at the State Department.
Here's why calling Donald Trump 'reckless' doesn't pack that much of a punch.
Dozens paid lots of money and got meetings.
How does this square with the candidate's stated foreign policies?
The transcript clearly shows otherwise.
The Democratic nominee's proxies argue that she was merely reckless with the facts.
James Comey confirmed that the Democratic nominee has repeatedly misled the public about her State Department emails.
James Comey says justice demands proof of criminal intent, even when the law doesn't.
Why did the FBI recommend against prosecuting her for gross negligence in handling classified material?
Newly revealed emails indicate the former secretary of state was concerned about more than just "convenience."
The Democratic frontrunner is painted as stubborn, self-isolated, and unaccountable in IG's report.
A new law imposes an international stigma on people who pose no threat to public safety.
It seems that every week, more information comes to light about Clinton's grave legal woes.
The president is now in a big hurry after 7 years of delay
Environmentalists cry foul and urge President Obama to stop the pipeline
Nearly 1,000 new emails to be handed over for investigation.
Some 33,000 emails Hillary Clinton thought she destroyed probably still could be recovered.
Fighting the State Department's Crushing First and Second Amendment Rights in the Name of "Munitions Export Control"
Cody Wilson's legal team explains why the State Department should stop violating his-and our-First and Second Amendment rights over 3D printing files.