Taiwan Minister without Portfolio meets State Department officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Minister without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳) met with Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Jonathan Fritz and with the State Department’s Global Engagement Center&rsqu...

US terminates funds for anti-Iran Twitter feed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said Wednesday it has terminated support for an online project aimed at fighting Iranian disinformation after it tweeted harsh criticism of individual human righ...

US yanks funds for anti-Iran Twitter feed after complaints

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has suspended funding for an online project aimed at fighting Iranian disinformation after it tweeted harsh criticism of individual human rights workers, academi...

Heather Nauert on the rise as a voice in US diplomatic corps

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the ax fell on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, his spokeswoman was half a world away, a distance he and his inner circle preferred and enforced. Yet it's Til...

Nauert's meteoric rise takes State Department by surprise

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the ax fell on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, his spokeswoman was half a world away, a distance he and his inner circle preferred and enforced. Now, it's Ti...

Dem senators' report warns of Russian meddling across Europe

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sweeping new report by congressional Democrats warns of deepening Russian interference throughout Europe and concludes that even as some Western democracies have responded with agg...

Senator says the US is losing the messaging campaign in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) -- In Iraq, the United States is pounding the Islamic State with air strikes but losing the airwaves.Sen. Jack Reed said Thursday that 80 percent of the news media in Iraq is directly ...