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"Russia is in a position, basically, to checkmate us," Mattis said, because last year's Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, ... Last week, State Department Assistant Secretary Wess Mitchell told the House Foreign Affairs Committee that the purchase could lead to sanctions ...
YEREVAN, APRIL 27, ARMENPRESS. Wess Mitchell, Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, will visit Georgia and Ukraine next week, the US Department of State said, RIA Novosti reports. Wess Mitchell will visit Georgia after the NATO ministerial summit in Brussels ...
ISLAMABAD: The recent visit of US State Department South and Central Asia Acting Assistant Secretary Alice Wells to Pakistan was part of the series of talks with United States regarding terror eradication and bilateral ties, said Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal. During a weekly ...
Pompeo could argue for State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development funding to be tied to defense spending -- if the world is more dangerous and requires greater defense spending, the United States should scale up its diplomatic investment in tandem to attempt to address ...

The Senate on Thursday quickly confirmed Yleem Poblete to be assistant secretary of state for arms control, verification, and compliance, after months of delay. ... "We need her in place so she's able to fully represent the United States at upcoming international meetings to discuss Syria's use of ...
If that wasn't enough to deal with, he has a State Department reportedly beset with flagging morale that he will need to reinvigorate. ... The former Kansas Republican Congressman, who grew close to President Trump while at the CIA, takes over at the State Department as the United States faces a ...
US Seeks Supplemental Agreement, Not Renegotiation with Iran - State Department ... BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The United States does not intend to renegotiate the Iranian nuclear deal but is seeking a supplemental agreement, US Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and ...
So far, a State Department-led team of 20 U.S. officials has interviewed over 1,000 Rohingya refugees in camps in Bangladesh in March and April. ... The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ursula Mueller (R) tries a hand ...
The United States, as Defense Secretary James N. Mattis has said, supports efforts for a United Nations-brokered settlement to the conflict, Robert S. Karem, assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs, told a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on U.S. policy in Yemen.
In a sworn statement included in Tuesday's filing, a deputy assistant secretary at the State Department appears to say the foreign country agreed to accept Doe's transfer following "extensive diplomatic discussions" and that Doe did not consent to the transfer. The State official writes that the potential ...
Susan Thornton, a career State Department officer, has been filling in as the acting assistant secretary for East Asian and Pacific affairs since March 2017, a position that leads the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs (EAP). EAP is one of the Department's most important offices, administrating U.S. ...
Among the topics on the participants' minds was the massive international campaign, led by the U.S. Department of State, to postpone any declaration of independence until such time as a UN-sponsored truce could pacify the situation in Palestine, where Arab anti-Jewish agitation was at a high pitch.
... U.S. Department of State, notes, “[W]ith this U.S. funding, UNHCR will work with local governments to increase registration of Venezuelans and support their access to local services such as health care, education, food, and shelter” (4/13). USAID: U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator ...
In October 2015, while former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton endured 11 hours of public questioning before the House Select Committee on ... administration for six years in senior positions at the White House, State Department, and Pentagon, most recently as the U.S. assistant secretary of defense ...
WASHINGTON (TVR) – The U.S. State Department has overhauled its travel advisory system, unveiling new, simplified alerts that break down threats for ... Bureau of Consular Affairs Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary For Overseas Citizens Services, explained in a teleconference for reporters this month.

WASHINGTON – Manisha Singh, an Indian American lawyer and Congressional staffer, has been sworn in as the Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs in the Trump ... the U.S. State Department's Economic and Business Affairs Bureau tweeted after her swearing-in ceremony.
Indian American Manisha Singh, a lawyer and Congressional staffer, has been sworn in as the Assistant Secretary of State for economic and business affairs in the Trump administration. She is the ... the US State Department's Economic & Business Affairs Bureau tweeted after her swearing-in ceremony.
This was followed by a two-day visit to Pakistan of Amb. Alice Wells, the State Department's deputy assistant secretary for South and Central Asia affairs. The U.S. embassy in Islamabad released a statement summarizing the visit that said Ms. Wells had underlined that the United States seeks to improve its ...
The State Department has new advisories at Travel.state.gov that rank every country on a scale of one to four to help travelers make informed ... travel alert even to some of my colleagues,” Michelle Bernier-Toth, the Bureau of Consular Affairs acting deputy assistant secretary for overseas citizens services, ...
If you're planning on going to a country with a Level-4 warning, the U.S State Department suggests you draft your will and plan your funeral ahead of time. ... During a special briefing, Bureau of Consular Affairs Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary For Overseas Citizens Services Michelle Bernier-Toth ...
The State Department is trying to make it easier for U.S. travelers to understand and access security information about their travel destinations with the rollout of a new travel advisory program. ... The Department of State advises that U.S. citizens not travel to the country or leave as soon as it is safe to do so.
Last week, the U.S. State Department unveiled a new Travel Advisory format for imparting global security information. The streamlined system is designed to ... Bernier-Toth is acting deputy assistant secretary for overseas citizens services for the Bureau of Consular Affairs. The new system assigns every ...
The Donald Trump administration is pouring new weapons into Lebanon despite US budgetary uncertainty and political turmoil in Beirut. Robert Karem, the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, informed Congress in October that the Pentagon plans to supply the Lebanese Armed ...
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson seems intent on hollowing out the U.S. diplomatic corps. More than 100 senior Foreign Service officers have reportedly left the State Department since January, some of them forced out, while others are simply frustrated by Tillerson's lack of engagement with senior staff.
Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley, who was U.S. ambassador to Malta from 2012-2016, told her story about serving at the State Department and the White ... wearing a suit at all times," said Galt, who was appointed as principle deputy assistant secretary for educational and cultural affairs earlier this month.
Heather Nauert, the State Department spokeswoman, tried Tuesday to clarify Tillerson's statement. “I don't think that's what the Secretary was saying,” she said. “I think issues are being conflated there, one with dollars and two with personnel.” She said the U.S. expected to spend less on de-mining in Syria ...
The current stepmotherly treatment being meted out to the State Department has naturally caused alarm among American career diplomats. Here is one example of such wayward acts. According to the New York Times in a recent article “Mr. Miller, the acting Assistant Secretary for Diplomatic Security, was ...
They also haven't even filled the great majority of leadership positions in the State Department. ... We are in the middle of a North Korean nuclear crisis but we do not have an American ambassador to Seoul, South Korea. We do not have an assistant secretary of state for East Asian affairs — and that's the ...
“It's a major problem for the United States-Egypt defense relationship,” said Andrew Miller, a former senior State Department official who is now at the ... from Mr. Trump and at a time when the positions of assistant secretary of state for East Asia and American ambassador to South Korea both remain empty.
MOSCOW — Relations between Russia and the United States are in a deep freeze, but they share a looming common problem north of their Arctic ... said David A. Balton, the deputy assistant secretary for oceans and fisheries at the State Department, who negotiated the agreement for the United States.
A State Department spokesperson on Thursday told the Blade that Berry is “currently serving as a deputy assistant secretary” in the State Department's Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor.” The spokesperson said Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights ...
But the “special relationship” between the U.S. and Britain is not changed, according to the State Department. ... Retired Ambassador Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley, former deputy assistant secretary for counterterrorism, told VOA that while Twitter can be tricky and it's possible for individuals to make ...
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered a forceful defense against reports that he is gutting the State Department, saying he was "offended" by them. .... Of 24 assistant secretary positions, three are vacant, 16 are filled by someone in an acting role, and only four are Trump appointees. Tillerson defended ...
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 into the administration. So in the middle of the North Korea crisis, there is no American ambassador to Seoul. There's no assistant secretary of state for ...
The bill would permit elevating the office to a bureau in its own right headed by an assistant secretary. 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 ...
Moira Whelan, who served as the deputy assistant secretary for digital strategy at the State Department during the Obama administration, said Goldstein would be a potential lead in the fight to combat Russia's dissemination of false information about the United States. In an article last month in Foreign ...
Rex Tillerson has defended the Trump administration's cuts to the State Department by saying that the U.S. expects to solve global conflicts, effectively saving ... “I was initially dumbfounded,” wrote Laura Kennedy, a former deputy assistant secretary of state in the George W. Bush administration, on Twitter.
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. ... one higher than the deputy assistant secretary is allowed to participate. ... will be her highest-profile appearance yet representing the United States.
WASHINGTON — Of all the State Department employees who might have been ... Finally, Mr. Miller, the acting assistant secretary for diplomatic security, .... “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, ...
The exodus has weakened U.S. diplomacy and sent morale into a ... posts unfilled, including the assistant secretary for Asian and Pacific affairs ...
US State Department: 'We're looking at Africa in 2050' ... have gathered in Washington for a high level conference hosted by the US Department of State. On the ... is the US Acting Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs.
Judith Garber, acting assistant secretary for oceans, environment and science at the State Department, said in a speech at the United ... “Irrespective of our views on the Paris Agreement, the United States will continue to be a ...
By Friday afternoon, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert ... for US foreign service personnel, excoriating the State Department's leadership. .... They include Susan Thornton, the acting assistant secretary for East ...
WASHINGTON — The State Department will soon offer a $25,000 buyout to ... See Sample · Privacy Policy; Opt out or contact us anytime ... Pressed about critical positions like the assistant secretary of state, Mr. Trump ... Similarly, when President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia forced the United States in July to ...
It's Time for the State Department to Stop Throwing Money at Facebook ... as the deputy assistant secretary for digital strategy at the U.S. State Department .... system was manipulated and used against the United States to turn ...
... a former State Department deputy assistant secretary for China policy. ... Opposes America,” based on a six-month visit to the United States.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The State Department is considering formally ... career," Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Mark Storella said when ...
He said he was motivated to contact us by the disgust he felt watching ... Adams worked at the State Department as Assistant Secretary of State ...


 

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