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By Frank Jordans, Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press
Friday's moves came a day after Russia's defense minister declared sweeping maneuvers in Crimea and wide swaths of western Russia over, and ordered the military to pull the troops that took part back to their bases by May 1.
By Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov also said Moscow will add eight U.S. officials to its sanctions list and move to shut down the work of U.S. nongovernmental organizations to end what he called interfering in Russia's politics.
In unusually pointed remarks for a staid diplomatic meeting, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Chinese Communist Party foreign affairs chief Yang Jiechi took aim at each other's country's policies at the start of two days of talks in Alaska…
By Matthew Lee, Mark Thiessen, Associated Press
On Thursday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to respond to concerns about the status of the State Department. Lawmakers have questioned widespread department vacancies and whether career diplomats are being sidelined, as well…
World leaders have been gathered in New York this week for the annual United Nations General Assembly. Among them is South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Wha, who joins William Brangham to discuss her country’s current dynamic with North Korea, how…
Acting Sec. of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan recently met with El Salvador's new president, Nayib Bukele, about efforts to stem the tide of migrants heading north toward the U.S. McAleenan sits down with Amna Nawaz, who also made the trip,…
Heightened tensions with Iran prompted a congressional intelligence briefing on Tuesday. As Nick Schifrin reports, senators attending the session came away with differing impressions of the situation, with Sen. Bob Menendez expressing concern about the Trump administration's "maximum pressure" campaign,…
Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, the new chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said that there is no feeling that he knows of in Washington that Russia can be trusted or embraced. Risch talks with Nick Schifrin about why he…
By PBS NewsHour
What kind of relations should the U.S. have with Russia and President Vladimir Putin? It’s a question that could affect the future of the Syrian conflict and European security, and the two candidates have strikingly different takes. Judy Woodruff speaks…
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