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By PBS NewsHour
A day before inauguration, the incoming Trump administration was forced to defend the pace of its staffing for important national security and diplomatic jobs. Judy Woodruff talks with Roger Cressey, a former National Security Council staff member, and Mark Landler…
By Larisa Epatko
WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, national security adviser Susan Rice will symbolically “pass the baton” to her successor, retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, at a ceremony held at the U.S. Institute of Peace.
President Obama was briefed on the arrest of the main suspect in November’s Paris terrorist attacks Friday and spoke with French and Belgian leaders by phone. For more on the administration’s response to the arrest and details on the president’s…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Nearly two years after it was created, the House Benghazi Committee is plowing ahead — interviewing witnesses, reviewing documents and promising a final report "before summer" that is certain to have repercussions for Democrat Hillary Clinton's bid for…
On the day that Iran, the U.S. and five other world powers announced a historic agreement on its nuclear program, National Security Advisor Susan Rice joins Gwen Ifill to discuss the rules that ensure governing sanctions relief and whether President…
By Julie Pace, Aron Heller, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and top U.S. officials were set to face off Monday in dueling speeches on the high-stakes Iran nuclear negotiations, a signature foreign policy objective of President Barack Obama.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — In a move that may ease — or exacerbate — spiraling tensions with Israel over a potential Iran nuclear deal, the White House has decided against snubbing America's leading pro-Israel lobby and will send President Barack Obama's national…
In our news wrap Friday, National Security Advisor Susan Rice announced that the U.S. is ready to start airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State, but did not indicate when they would begin. France conducted its first strike against the…
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