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Trump Administration Ready to Scrap Envoy to Anti-ISIS Coalition

The Trump administration plans to scrap a special envoy position that coordinates the campaign against the Islamic State, a move that has raised concerns of a growing U.S. 1,358 more words

Middle East

Assailant Blows Self Up After Attack On U.S. Embassy In Montenegro - Assailant Dies After Attack

An assailant threw an explosive device at the U.S. Embassy in Montenegro before blowing himself outside the building in an attack in the middle of the night, U.S. 255 more words

News

How To Apply & Renew Your Passport Before Upcoming Increase

(TIML NEWS) If you’re a first-time applicant for a US passport this year, you should get on it before April.

Conde Nast Traveler reports the Department of State is set to raise the passport execution fee–the cost for identity verification, forwarding the application to appropriate officials and administering the oath–from $25 to $35. 184 more words

A Year Later, Tillerson Rolls Back ‘Self Inflicted Wound’

Of all the decisions taken by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson over the past year, perhaps no other has caused so much resentment among U.S. diplomats abroad as the freeze he imposed on hiring employees’ family members. 1,000 more words

Diplomacy

BHM 2018 Day 5 - Black Ambassadors

Hi all,
This is a compilation of about 10 different articles about our presence in foreign service. It turns out that many of the people in foreign service are not politicians, so I am deviating from my plans. 3,483 more words

Top Republican stiff-arms State Department budget proposal

TOP REPUBLICAN STIFF-ARMS STATE DEPARTMENT BUDGET PROPOSALㅤ
Pictured: House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce, R-Calif

ㅤô¿ô …What does Royce like about Trump’s budget? The proposal to spend MORE money shoring up the “weak” parts of the state department. 48 more words

Politics

State Department, USAID Face Drastic Budget Cut

The State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development face deep funding cuts under a budget deal worked out last week that ended a government shutdown, and lawmakers are struggling to find additional funds to plug the gap. 928 more words

Diplomacy