In the eyes of many, these reports are merely a political tool to pressure other countries.
[Rex Tillerson's] track record shows perfectly the advanced state of deterioration in which the State Department has stagnated for at least a quarter of a century.
Trump is the spectator at a game that has slipped out of his control.
The halls of Washington have become a hotbed of intrigue, backstabbing and fights among rival factions.
Foreign affairs ministries usually have a classic nickname, such as the Yellow House in Caracas, the San Carlos Palace in Bogotá, or Itamaraty in Brazil. In Latin America, there is more talk of the White House than "Foggy Bottom” – the area in western Washington where the main headquarters of the U.S. [Department [Read more]
Mrs. Clinton was determined to drag the White House into the Libyan escapade (and Obama was determined to allow it to be dragged) ignoring the Pentagon's warnings that "no U.S. interests were at stake and regional stability could be threatened."
Despite the official response from the U.S. government that “[U.S. Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman’s remarks on the Northeast Asia history issue] does not represent any changes in U.S. policy,” many are now speculating that Undersecretary Sherman’s remarks are reflecting the United [Read more]