Foreign Policy


“A watered down ban is still a ban”–Jewish groups, pols react to revised Trump order

03/06/2017 5:57 PM Updated: 1 month ago

On Monday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning all refugee settlement for 120 days and blocking the issuance of new visas for citizens of


Some Ellison supporters–and no one else–say Israel attacks lost Ellison DNC job

02/27/2017 6:33 PM

Over the weekend, former Secretary of Labor Tom Perez won the top leadership position in the Democratic National Committee over early favorite Rep. Keith Ellison after a


How bad was Mike Pence’s Europe trip?

02/20/2017 1:30 PM Updated: 2 months ago

Vice President Mike Pence attended the Munich Security Conference over the weekend, and the trip could have gone better, at least according to Politico, who headlined their story


Trump ‘can live’ with one-state solution, in shocking but likely meaningless statement

02/15/2017 1:54 PM

  Today, during a joint press conference with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, President Donald Trump announced that he “can live” with a one-state solution to the


Friedman to apologize for “Kapo” insult, but will it convince anyone?

02/15/2017 11:00 AM

David Friedman, President Donald Trump’s nominee as ambassador to Israel, is expected to apologize Thursday for comments he made comparing liberal Jews to “kapos,” or Jews


The worst crime committed by Elliot Abrams, Trump’s dumped deputy secretary of State pick, wasn’t against the law

02/13/2017 3:41 PM

Elliot Abrams is many men in one–an old-pro at the State department, a staunch neoconservative, and a convicted criminal, having pled guilty to two charges of


Trump shows off latest Israel strategy in new interview: continuity

02/10/2017 9:19 AM

U.S. President Donald Trump said today that further settlement construction will not aid the peace process and implored Israel to “act reasonably.” Overall, the interview with newspaper


Watch Paul Ryan on why he doesn’t want to tear up the Iran deal

02/06/2017 12:33 PM Updated: 2 months ago

While Trump sticks with tough talk, Chinese diplomacy falls to Ivanka

02/02/2017 3:32 PM Updated: 2 months ago

First Daughter Ivanka Trump made a surprise appearance yesterday at the Chinese Embassy in Washington, where her and her daughter Arabella helped celebrate the Chinese New Year


(Video) Yes for Rex as secretary of State

02/01/2017 4:08 PM

Read National Security Adviser’s full statement putting Iran “on notice”

02/01/2017 3:31 PM

National Security Adviser Mike Flynn released a statement today directed at the nation of Iran after that country held a missiles test, causing the UN Security


Israeli Jews born in US exempted from travel ban

01/31/2017 3:03 PM Updated: 2 months ago

  Jerusalem (AFP) – Israeli Jews born in the seven countries included under US President Donald Trump’s travel restrictions will not be banned from America, the


Israelis protest refugee ban, too

01/31/2017 11:03 AM Updated: 2 months ago

UN Security Council to hold urgent talks on Iran missile test

01/31/2017 9:10 AM Updated: 2 months ago

United Nations (United States) (AFP) – The UN Security Council will hold urgent talks Tuesday on Iran’s test-firing of a medium-range missile, diplomats said. The United


Netanyahu visit scheduled for Feb. 15

01/30/2017 5:57 PM

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer announced today that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be visiting President Donald Trump on Feb. 15.  “Our relationship with


Trump, Saudi king back ‘rigorously’ enforcing Iran nuclear deal

01/30/2017 12:15 PM Updated: 2 months ago

Washington (AFP) – President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman want to “rigorously” enforce the Iran nuclear deal, the White House said Sunday, despite the US


(Video) Here are the tears of Chuck Schumer

01/30/2017 11:20 AM Updated: 2 months ago

Trump’s first major test as travel ban uproar spreads

01/30/2017 9:30 AM Updated: 2 months ago

New York (AFP) – Donald Trump faced fresh protests Monday over his ban on travelers from seven Muslim countries entering the United States, a backlash that


Iranian leader calls Trump’s travel ban a ‘great gift to extremists’

01/30/2017 9:10 AM Updated: 2 months ago

Tehran (AFP) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday that US President Donald Trump’s decision to ban arrivals from seven Muslim majority countries was


Trump suspends refugee program, vows to weed out Islamic radicals, protect “religious minorities”

01/28/2017 5:13 PM Updated: 2 months ago

Washington (AFP) – US President Donald Trump unleashed a wave of alarm Saturday with his order to temporarily halt all refugee arrivals and impose tough controls