By Becket Adams | 07/21/14 04:06 PM
A majority of voters say they are deeply unimpressed with Hillary Clinton's performance as secretary of State, an unflattering finding that comes as the former first lady reportedly mulls a 2016 bid, according to a new Politico survey.
By Becket Adams | 07/21/14 09:20 AM
Secretary of State John Kerry was caught on a hot microphone this weekend seemingly criticizing Israel's military operation against Hamas terrorists in the Gaza region.
07/12/14 11:30 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's two rival candidates reached a breakthrough agreement Saturday to a complete audit of their contested presidential election and, whoever the victor, a national unity government. The deal, brokered by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, offers a path out...
07/12/14 09:48 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — One by one, behind closed doors, military officers explained what they did and didn't do the night the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, burned. Together their 30 hours of testimony to congressional investigators gives the fullest account yet of the military's...
By Kelly Cohen | 07/10/14 10:21 AM
The 100 workers at the federal agency that runs Radio Marti and TV Marti are unhappy, an inspector general says.
By Kelly Cohen | 07/08/14 05:39 PM
"Construction requirements have changed, costs have increased, and schedules have been extended" over the past four years for the expansion at the U.S. embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, GAO says.
07/02/14 05:02 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — James Dobbins, the U.S. State Department's special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, will leave the position this month, the agency said Tuesday. Dobbins' departure comes as Afghanistan is struggling to determine the results of its presidential election, a process...
By Blake Seitz | 06/26/14 04:36 PM
As conflict in the Middle East intensifies, the U.S. State Department is sticking to what it knows best: hashtag activism.
By Becket Adams | 06/26/14 11:06 AM
From a disappointing launch to tumbling book sales, it doesn't look like anyone is interested in reading former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's new book, Hard Choices.
By Kelly Cohen | 06/25/14 01:02 PM
The State Department's Center for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications has hired a contractor to provide it with six staffers to conduct "a digital English-language campaign designed to counter propaganda by al Qaeda and other extremist groups" outside the U.S.
By Susan Crabtree | 06/25/14 09:22 AM
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki struck a defiant tone about his hold on power even as he called for political unity in the face of a virulent al Qaeda inspired insurgency that is threatening to tear the country apart.
By Kelly Cohen | 06/24/14 04:48 PM
Social media's rise in popularity is being accompanied by a rise in federal spending on it.
By Kelly Cohen | 06/17/14 05:47 PM
An internal investigation done in the wake of the fatal 2012 attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, has found that six government contractors who hire local guards at overseas embassies failed to fully vet the job candidates.
By Becket Adams | 06/17/14 10:26 AM
As the Internal Revenue Service tries its best to convince a skeptical nation that it's unable to recover nearly two years' worth of subpoenaed emails because of a supposed computer crash, it's important to remember that this isn't the first time that a federal agency has “struggled” to...
By Ashe Schow | 06/16/14 01:32 PM
Forget about the growing scandal involving substandard health care for our nation's veterans, the Veterans Affairs Department knows where the real threat is -- on the oceans.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/21/14
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