By PBS NewsHour
In his first speech as secretary of state, Antony Blinken on Wednesday unveiled the Biden administration's top foreign policy priorities, including containing COVID and putting Americans first. Judy Woodruff spoke with Blinken about those topics as well as vaccine diplomacy,…
By News Desk
PBS NewsHour special correspondent Jane Ferguson, based in Beirut, joins other journalists -- New York Times Pentagon correspondent Helene Cooper, New York Times Washington bureau chief Elisabeth Bumiller, and Washington Post senior national security correspondent Karen DeYoung -- to discuss…
By Jane Ferguson, Emily Kassie
Afghan security forces are strained to the limit and unable to stop rampant violence fracturing the country, as fighting has intensified between government forces and the Taliban. With the U.S. preparing to withdraw its troops, warlords and militias have been…
By Matthew Lee, Aamer Madhani, Darlene Superville, Associated Press
“America is back. Diplomacy is back,” Biden said in brief remarks to the State Department staff. "You are the center of all that I intend to do. You are the heart of it. We’re going to rebuild our alliances”…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
Less than a week after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol to try to subvert the results of an election, Pompeo told staff at the Voice of America that America retains the credibility to defend democratic values abroad.
During the early days of the 2016 campaign trail, then-candidate Donald Trump assured supporters he would pursue an "America First" approach to foreign policy. But what legacy will President Trump leave behind, and what are the challenges for President-elect Biden?…
By Daniel Bush
After four years of President Trump, it’s also no longer a given that most Americans want the United States to play a lead role in promoting peace and economic prosperity around the world.
By Associated Press
Kerry, the 2004 Democratic presidential nominee, said Tuesday at the Democratic National Convention: “This moment is a fight for the security of America and the world.”…
President Trump said Tuesday he will cut U.S. funding for the World Health Organization, accusing the body of being too trusting of China’s early assertions that it had the novel coronavirus under control. But critics of the move say that…
Bill Taylor served as the top American diplomat in Ukraine following the dismissal of Amb. Marie Yovanovitch. The former ambassador was a key witness in the House impeachment inquiry and subsequently left his post. Taylor sits down with Nick Schifrin…
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