EghtesadOnline: Frustration is mounting among leading foreign policy officials in President Donald Trump's administration as they chafe at some policy and bureaucratic defeats and complain they lack independence to do their jobs, officials say.
EghtesadOnline: In an editorial, The New York Times has enumerated a number of flaws in US foreign policy, which could trigger a war with Iran, suggesting engagement in dialog with Tehran instead of resorting to force.
EghtesadOnline: President Donald Trump’s foreign policy has shaken long-time U.S. allies and left them off-balance, according to his predecessor’s top national security aide.
EghtesadOnline: Just a few feet from Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Turkey’s foreign minister stood at a podium lambasting the U.S. for supporting Kurdish fighters in Syria, refusing to extradite a cleric his government blames for a 2016 coup attempt and arresting a banker accused of sanctions violations.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Saturday that US uncalculated and wrong policies were major causes of volatile situation, tension and instability in the Middle East over the past decades.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. diplomats breathed a sigh of relief three months ago when Rex Tillerson was nominated as secretary of state, welcoming the oilman as a seasoned manager who would shield them from ideologues ready to gut America’s foreign policy machinery.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is due to visit Japan, South Korea and China this month to discuss North Korea on his first trip to the region since he took up his post, Japanese media reported on Saturday.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence flew out of Munich on Sunday leaving America’s allies relieved of some of their worst fears about the new administration’s foreign policy, yet still uncertain as to who will formulate it.
EghtesadOnline: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spent his first day on the job reassuring rattled allies and his new employees that U.S. foreign policy is in steady hands.
EghtesadOnline: For the first time in decades, America’s oldest allies are questioning where Washington’s heart is.