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U.S. government agencies hit by 'spear phishing' attempts by suspected Russian hackers

WASHINGTON – U.S. cybersecurity experts say hackers impersonating a State Department official have targeted U.S. government agencies, businesses and think tanks in an attack that bears similarity to past campaigns linked to Russia. 161 more words


A Human Rights Champion Comes to the House

It’s not unheard of for U.S. politicians to make the jump to the world of diplomacy, from George H.W. Bush to Hillary Clinton to Nikki Haley. 925 more words


Sex is a Dirty Word

You may have already heard that there is a proposal being floated at the U.S. State Department that could prohibit American diplomats from using the phrases “sexual and reproductive health” and “comprehensive sexuality education.” 129 more words


Pompeo to Tap New Envoy for Troubled Central African Region

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to announce the appointment of a new special envoy to oversee the Great Lakes region of Africa, as part of his drive to fill the U.S. 633 more words


House Dems to Turn the Screws on Trump’s State Department

Democrats in the House of Representatives, savoring electoral victory and armed with subpoena power, plan to ramp up scrutiny of the Trump administration, including State Department reprisals against career diplomats and possible corruption involving the White House and president’s entanglements with foreign powers. 1,126 more words


North Korea threatens to resume nuke development over sanctions

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has warned it could revive a state policy aimed at strengthening its nuclear arsenal if the United States does not lift economic sanctions against the country. 668 more words


Watchdog files FOIA lawsuit over records on Hillary Clinton's security clearance

A conservative watchdog group has filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the State Department over access to records on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s security clearance status. 377 more words