In a Statement Hillary Clinton Takes Responsibility for Consulate Security Lapses The Secretary Of State Accepts Responsibility Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has accepted blame for the security lapses before the attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens. “I take responsibility,” Clinton told CNN Monday in Lima, […]
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is embarking on her biggest international trip yet: Africa. Seven countries in 11 days
The United States put some teeth in its diplomatic signals to Honduras Thursday, stopping some aid programs temporarily to the Latin American country as it grapples with its two-president crisis. State Department spokesman Ian Kelly said the United States already “hit the pause button” on some aid programs, even before State Department lawyers make a final ruling on whether to halt assistance.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton fractured her right elbow Wednesday during a fall, State Department officials said.
The global financial crisis has increased the worldwide trade in trafficked persons, says a State Department report released Tuesday. The State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons Report also says trafficking has increased in Africa and slaps six African nations on a blacklist of countries not meeting the minimum standard of combating trafficking. The report, mandated by Congress, features data and statistics from 175 countries around the world regarding the amount of human trafficking that goes on within their borders.
A new State Department report says some local employees hired by U.S. embassies and other posts around the world are so poorly paid they have to cut back to one meal a day or send their children to peddle on the streets. The report from the department’s Office of the Inspector General looked at how the U.S.
The troubled Blackwater era ends in Iraq on Thursday as another firm takes over the once-dominant company’s security services contract in Baghdad. Triple Canopy, a Herndon, Virginia-based company, picks up the expiring contract of Blackwater, which changed its name to Xe a few months ago.
The United States is boycotting a U.N. conference on racism next week over a document that "singles out" Israel in its criticism and conflicts with the nation’s "commitment to unfettered free speech," the U.S.
In a major departure from previous policy, the United States will join direct talks between U.N. and European powers and Iran over Tehran’s nuclear program, the State Department announced Wednesday.
A congressional investigation has exposed gaping holes in security eight years after the September 11 terrorist attacks, a government report says. An investigator used a false identification to obtain a U.S. passport and then used the passport to get an airline boarding pass and go through an airport security checkpoint, according to the Government Accountability Office