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New U.S. State Department Covert Operation: 'The Seven Americans'

According to the New York Times, the U.S. Administration sends a group of civilians to Syria with the aim to try to restore stability in some areas. 355 more words

Syria

State Dept.’s anti-Semitism monitoring office to be unstaffed as of July 1

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The U.S. State Department’s office to monitor and combat anti-Semitism will be unstaffed as of July 1.

A source familiar with the office’s workings told JTA that its remaining two staffers, each working half-time or less, would be reassigned as of that date. 658 more words

Daily News

New U.S. Embassy Beirut to Open in Lebanon in 2022

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On April 20, 2017, the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon Elizabeth Richard broke ground on the new U.S. Embassy compound in Beirut, Lebanon. 368 more words

State Department

#ThrowbackThursday: Secretary of State Hosts an #Iftar in Foggy Bottom #Ramadan

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Hillary Clinton is under investigation AGAIN for her handling of government emails

By Harvey Day | DailyMail.co.uk

  • Clinton and her staffers still have security clearances which could be revoked depending on the outcome of the investigation 
  • The inquiry will be looking into whether Clinton and her aides violated government rules with her use of a private email server 
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Corruption

Mattis, Tillerson Slam North Korea After Warmbier Death

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis railed against North Korea for its deadly treatment of an imprisoned American student and its unceasing development of an advanced weapons program. 864 more words

The Cable

Rogue Rex? State Dept demands allies back off terror-linked Qatar

Conservative Review, by Jordan Schachtel, June 21, 2017:

While President Trump appears more than willing to pressure Qatar into dropping its support for terrorist entities, the U.S. 827 more words

Foreign Policy