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FILE - This Undated file photo of Michael Karkoc was part of his application for German citizenship filed with the Nazi SS-run immigration office on Feb. ... Karkoc said as of Thursday, the family hasn't heard from anyone at the Polish Embassy, U.S. State Department or the U.S. Department of Justice.
Two top House Democrats allege that high-level political appointees in the State Department and senior White House officials have worked with conservative activists to purge from the ... The State Department has seen a particularly significant exodus of career officials since Trump took office last year.
The key such institution is the US air base at al-Udeid, which serves as the forward headquarters of US Central Command and houses 11,000 American troops. Amid the crisis, Qatar's detractors have doubled down on their efforts to get the United States to pull out, so far to no effect. Hacked emails last ...
Ruling party leader: Romania should have "special office" at US State Department ... Romania should have a "special office" at the US Department of State, given the good relationship and the strategic partnership with the United States, Liviu Dragnea, the president of the ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD) ...

A White House aide close to senior policy adviser Stephen Miller who has advocated strict limits on immigration into the U.S. has been selected for a ... "My experience is that he strongly believes that fewer refugees should admitted into the United States and that international migration is something to be ...
Although the relationship between the two countries has become markedly warmer since US President Donald Trump took office in 2016, analysts note ... According to Heather Nauert, US State Department spokesperson, the issues of press freedom and the right for opposition groups to practise politics in ...
Michelle Bernier-Toth, acting deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Overseas citizens Services, and Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) Study Abroad Representative and ... "A fundamental responsibility of the State Department is taking care of U.S. citizens abroad," Bernier-Toth said.
The U.S. Department of State has defended a recent drop in funding for North Korea human rights projects reported by NK News in January, saying that it may ... But despite the changes, a State Department source who asked to remain unnamed told NK News that: "Promoting human rights and free flow of ...
Still, Tillerson and the Trump Administration more broadly have faced staunch criticism for what some in the U.S. foreign policy community have described as a hollowing out of the State Department, especially its most senior career employees. The American Foreign Service Association (AFSA), the union ...
Promoting international religious liberty is one of those things that America ought to be doing for its own sake, but doing it would also serve U.S. national ... Farr, a former Foreign Service officer who was first director of the State Department's office of international religious freedom, teaches at Georgetown ...
That spring, Nuland, the top State Department official charged with overseeing U.S. policy toward Russia, was one of those who had "first rung the alarm bell" inside the Obama administration, warning that Russia appeared to be trying to "discredit the democratic process" in the United States as part of a ...
Shaun Casey, U.S. state Department Special Representative for religion and Global Affairs, center, stands with the Greek Orthodox Christian Archbishop ... PROVO -- Shaun Casey spent his first day at the State Department in 2013 overwhelmed by his job and amused by his temporary office space.

(There were five when Obama left office.) ... With that, he announced his intention to step down as the third-highest-ranking official at the U.S. state Department. ... "There is now just one career ambassador left working in the State Department," Senator Bob Menendez, a Democratic member of the Senate ...
Ian Moss, a former Marine, joined the State Department during the Obama administration and worked for five years in the office of the Special Envoy for ... Three other State Department officials who worked in the offices of special envoys created by Obama tell CNN they have retained attorneys after being ...
Ian Moss, a former Marine, joined the State Department during the Obama administration with a law degree as a part of the prestigious Presidential Management Fellows program. Moss worked for five years in the office of the Special Envoy for Guantanamo Closure, where he led inter-agency delegations ...
In 2011, the Obama administration sent out guidance about what the State Department could do in case the government closed. Americans could still receive help from US embassies in case of an emergency, such as a vital medical procedure or assistance getting out of jail. But the department wouldn't be ...
When Secretary of State Rex Tillerson first announced plans to "redesign" the State Department, U.S. diplomats braced for huge changes ranging from shuttered ... Tillerson has made one key change to State's organization chart: He has eliminated or is moving to cut dozens of special envoy offices, usually ...
The United States is getting scores of Syrian locals ready to deal with explosives left behind by a rapidly disintegrating Islamic State (IS). Over the summer, a State Department-led program trained 120 local Syrians to remove and destroy mines in the northern town of Manbij, where a small number of US ...
President Donald Trump will nominate a South Dakota native and University of South Dakota alumna to a top post within the U.S. state Department. Andrea L. Thompson currently serves as a special adviser at the State Department's Office of Policy Planning. The President intends to nominate Thompson ...
A report alleging that Tillerson had referred to President Trump as a "moron" included Hammond revealing that Vice President Mike Pence had "asked Tillerson if he thought Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, was helpful to the administration, or if he was worried about the role she was ...
As part of President Donald Trump's wholesale gutting of multiple federal agencies, Tillerson has idly presided over the near-total destruction of the U.S. state Department. On his first day in office, Tillerson implemented a hiring freeze and pledged to downsize the agency of nearly 25,000 full-time American ...
Dozens of countries do not currently have a senate-confirmed US ambassador in place, including key US allies like South Korea, Jordan, and Saudi ... State Department nominees so far -- nearly identical to the 63-day average former President Barack Obama experienced during his first year in office.
Statute (22 U.S. Code §5201-5203) forbids the PLO "to establish or maintain an office, headquarters, premises, or other facilities or establishments within the jurisdiction of the United States." President Clinton abused waiver authority to overlook the PLO's ongoing terrorism activity in order to jump-start the ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States wants the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) to keep its Washington office open and is in talks with Palestinian officials about the issue despite a U.S. decision that could trigger its closure, the State Department said on Tuesday. A State Department official ...
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered a forceful defense against reports that he is gutting the State Department, saying he was "offended" by them. ... The debate about his management has consumed his time in office and overshadowed any policy initiatives, with Tillerson himself calling his "redesign" of ...
He's a former U.S. diplomat who now teaches at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. ... And I think the biggest problem is that the great majority of leadership posts in Washington at the State Department and overseas are unfilled 11 months ... But they also may leave a variety of these offices unfilled.
The Cyber Diplomacy Act of 2017: Giving Cyber the Importance It Needs at the State Department ... The Office of Cyber Issues would be charged with leading "the Department of State's diplomatic cyberspace efforts generally" across a spectrum of cybersecurity and cyberspace issues as well as digital ...
Tillerson has launched a dramatic campaign to reorganize the State Department since taking office earlier this year, including the hiring of two consulting ... and you will create the State Department of the future," Tillerson said of the reorganization during a September speech at the U.S. Embassy in London.
Multiple State Department officials, as well as a source close to the White ... is more to do with the fact Ivanka Trump is leading the US delegation this year. ... will be her highest-profile appearance yet representing the United States. ... Rao, the administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.
Yet the United States delayed shuttering the office for a week while saying it ... State Department spokesman Edgar Vasquez said the U.S. had ...
WASHINGTON -- Of all the State Department employees who might have been ... But in his first nine months in office, Mr. Tillerson turned down repeated .... "The United States is at the center of every crisis around the world, and you ... "These people either do not believe the U.S. should be a world leader, ...
But the State Department now says the office can stay open, with restrictions. The United States has told the Palestinians to limit the office's ...
When Ahmed Younis first took a job at the State Department in September of 2016, the cross-country commute between his office in Washington, DC and his home ... The US anti-Propaganda effort extends beyond just the GEC; other ... the Department of Defense to the Department of State, but initiating that ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States wants the Palestine Liberation ... A State Department official on Saturday said under U.S. law, ...
The Trump administration said Friday it could not certify that that the PLO was meeting the terms of a U.S. law that requires its office to be shuttered if the group takes action against the Israel in the International Criminal Court. The PLO has called on the ICC to pursue war crimes charges against Israel, which ...
State Department Cuts Draw Concern ... Since Trump took office in January, 15 percent of minister counselors, ... Now more than ever, the United States needs clear foreign policy and talented diplomats to carry it out. There is ...
Levin, Kerr and Jacobs are all running for public office for the first time. ... officer with the State Department, working on U.S. policy in Africa.
This part of the department's work is carried out by the state Office of P-12 education - and it's no small task. The state oversees 733 districts, ...
Under Tillerson, the State Department has hemorrhaged top talent and ... of the State Department and the place of diplomacy in achieving U.S. foreign-policy goals. ... clear authority" between the State Department, White House, and Office of ... U.S. Department of State · Rex Tillerson · Ben Cardin · Donald ...
Washington (CNN) Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is facing a wave of withering bipartisan criticism that his effort to reform the State ...
Citing a need to "reduce unnecessary supervisory levels and organizational layering," the State Department on Monday confirmed an earlier ...
Barbara J. Stephenson, former Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. ... Steven Farley, at the U.S. state Department, May 6, 2016, in Washington, DC. ... when President Donald Trump took office, according to the letter. ... "Quite frankly, this administration is categorically destroying the Department of State and ...
Arturo Sarukhan, who served as Mexico's ambassador to the United States from 2007 to 2013, tweeted on Tuesday that a former U.S. diplomat ...
... aviation Support Services (WASS) by the U.S Department of State to AAR ... for International Narcotics and law enforcement Affairs, Office of Aviation. "We are very pleased that the Court affirmed the State Department's ...
US State Department watchdog unit has warned that the Africa Bureau is ... operate," the State Department's Office of Inspector General said.


 

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