Trump Calls Whistle-Blower ‘Partisan’ and Defends Conduct With Other Leaders

WASHINGTON — President Trump dismissed on Friday a whistle-blower complaint said to involve him as a…

U.S. Cuts $100 Million in Aid to Afghanistan, Citing Government Corruption

WASHINGTON — The State Department cut $100 million in aid for Afghanistan on Thursday as the…

Robert O’Brien ‘Looks the Part,’ but Has Spent Little Time Playing It

WASHINGTON — Even his many critics conceded that the former national security adviser John R. Bolton…

Security Dogs Sent to Jordan Have Died or Fallen Sick, Report Says

Labrador retrievers have accompanied Marines in Afghanistan. Belgian Malinois keep watch at the White House. German…

As Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Drags On, Untracked Cases Sow Confusion

The United States remains committed to fighting Ebola in Africa, American health officials said on Monday,…

House Foreign Affairs Panel Subpoenas Top Afghanistan Negotiator

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Thursday subpoenaed President Trump’s top…

For Mike Pompeo, a Moment of Singular Influence

WASHINGTON — It took about five minutes after John R. Bolton’s unceremonious fall from grace this…

Iran Breaks With More Limits in Nuclear Deal as It Pushes for European Aid

Iran’s atomic energy agency said Saturday that it was breaking out of another set of limits…

Jason Greenblatt, a Designer of Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan, Is Leaving the Administration

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s special envoy for Middle East peace, Jason Greenblatt, will leave the administration,…

In Hong Kong Protests, China Angrily Connects Dots Back to U.S.

HONG KONG — Jenny Lee, 26, marched with a friend through the sweltering streets of Hong…

‘Trump Slump’ in Travel to U. S.? Not Quite

For the tourism industry, bad news is often just that, leading travelers to skip a trip…

Leslie H. Gelb, 82, Former Diplomat and New York Times Journalist, Dies

Leslie H. Gelb, an iconoclastic former American diplomat, journalist and prodigious commentator on world affairs, died…

U.S. Offers Amnesty to Venezuelan Leader, if He Leaves Power

WASHINGTON — A top American diplomat said the United States would not prosecute or otherwise seek…

Pompeo Fuels Further Talk of Senate Race

They were the types of meetings more typical for a political candidate than for the nation’s…

Trump Expected to Nominate Pompeo Deputy to Be Ambassador to Russia

WASHINGTON — President Trump is expected to name John Sullivan, the deputy secretary of state, to…