Tag: State Department

President Donald Trump delivered a populist address to industrial workers in the state of Ohio, saying that US forces would be "coming out of Syria, like, very soon"

Agencies and Analysts Respond to Trump’s Call for U.S. Withdrawal from Syria

President Donald Trump appeared to have caught the State Department and Pentagon by surprise when he teased the imminent withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria on Thursday. Few would dispute the president’s claims of tremendous progress against the Islamic State since his inauguration, but ISIS has not been completely destroyed, and the United States has other security concerns in the war-torn country.

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Iranian Media: Mike Pompeo Will Bring ‘Very Reckless, Violent’ Foreign Policy to State Department

A former CIA whistleblower who allegedly exposed the “deep state” and used to work as a fellow at the Heritage Foundation told Iran’s state-run Press TV Tuesday that the State Department will become “very reckless” and “violent” as a result of President Donald Trump’s decision to appoint CIA Director Mike Pompeo as America’s new secretary of state.

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster participates in a discussion during the Center for a New American Security '2017 Navigating the Divide Conference' June 28, 2017 in Washington, DC. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly announced new security measures that apply to more airports worldwide to enhance airline passenger screening for explosive. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Gaffney: After Tillerson’s Ouster as Secretary of State, ‘Next Order of Business Is H.R. McMaster Must Go’

Center for Security Policy President Frank Gaffney joined SiriusXM host Matt Boyle on Wednesday’s Breitbart News Daily to talk about the sacking of Rex Tillerson as secretary of state. Gaffney proposed that if President Trump wants more top officials who truly support his policies, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster should be the next to go.

President Donald Trump, flanked by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, told members of the UN Security Council at a White House luncheon on Monday that they should act to counter Iranian 'destabilization.'

Nine Issues that Divided Trump and Tillerson

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s seemingly sudden dismissal by President Donald Trump comes after a year of constant stories about his impending departure. He had a number of significant policy and messaging disputes with the president, and every one of them was followed by a chorus of unnamed administration sources telling reporters that Tillerson’s ouster was imminent.

At a regular press briefing on Dec. 12, 2016, China's Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang expresses "serious concern" about U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's remarks suggesting the United States need not adhere to its long-held position on the status of Taiwan under his incoming administration. (Kyodo via AP Images) ==Kyodo

China Condemns ‘Carping’ from U.S. Officials on African Debt Traps

The State Department’s concerted effort to highlight predatory lending and military expansion by Beijing’s Communist Party has triggered stern condemnation from China’s foreign ministry and state media, both of which have urged the international community to ignore Washington’s “carping” on the issue.

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson attends a press conference with Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in London, Monday Jan. 22, 2018. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday that he sees progress in getting European support for tough new penalties against Iran that could prevent a U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. (Toby Melville/Pool via AP)

Rex Tillerson: Venezuelan Military May ‘Manage a Peaceful Transition’

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has hinted that the Venezuelan military could oust socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro as the country’s political, economic, and humanitarian crisis reaches devastating proportions. Speaking at the University of Texas ahead of his five-stop Latin America tour,