diplomacy

Congress skeptical of Trump's G7 strategy

Republican lawmakers slammed President Donald Trump's handling of negotiations at the G7 summit over the weekend, just hours ahead of a historic summit in Singapore where the President will sit down with North Korea's leader.

UK told to pull more diplomatic staff from Russia

The UK will be expected to cut around 50 personnel from its diplomatic missions in Russia as relations between the two nations deteriorate further following the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in England.

Rice: Tillerson's job can be 'exceedingly difficult'

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice praised current Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in an interview that aired Sunday on CNN, saying it is "exceedingly difficult" to do his job when he doesn't know when President Donald Trump will tweet policy.

Trump admin wants to slash funding for diplomacy

The Trump administration is proposing sharp cuts to the budget for international diplomacy and aid in 2019, in line with a determination to boost spending on the military and cut it elsewhere.

Tillerson: Diplomatic thaw with Cuba supports Castro regime

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told lawmakers on Tuesday that the current U.S. policy of diplomatic engagement with Cuba, put in place by the Obama administration, financially benefits the Cuban government and doesn't comply with U.S. laws.