Articles Tagged “State Department”

  • President Trump Moving U-S Embassy to Jerusalem

    Today, President Trump will order the State Department to start moving the U-S Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. The move is a fulfillment of a campaign promise. The president’s action is expected…

  • Secretary Tillerson Delivers Introductory Speech to State Department Employees

    The Trump Administration’s new Secretary of State, former Exxon CEO and former Huntsville resident, Rex Tillerson, was well-received by State Department employees at his introductory speech there Thursday . . . .   In his…

  • Senator Jeff Sessions Undergoes Questioning at Confirmation Hearings

    Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama was the focus of attention at Tuesday’s Attorney General Confirmation hearing in Washington. He was asked a number of questions regarding civil rights, immigration and pardoning issues which insinuated his…

  • Trump & Clinton Appear Separately at National Security Forum

    Although not appearing on stage at the same time, presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump took on each other at a national security forum at the USS Intrepid Museum in New York on Wednesday.…

  • Iran Hostage Deal–Ransom Payment Made?

    Tuesday, the Wall street journal reported that the U.S. government flew the equivalent of $400 million to Iran this past January, which happened as four detained Americans were released by Tehran. The money was the…

  • Clinton E-Mail Issues in the News Again

    A State Department Inspector General Report says that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ignored federal records rules and guidelines for cybersecurity with her use of a personal email server for government business. The report…

  • Hearing Held on Security Concerns Related to U-S Refugee Policy and National Security

    Wednesday, Homeland Security and State Department officials testified at a hearing on security concerns related to U-S refugee policy and national security. Texas Representative Mike McCaul, who was chairman, talked about issues related to terrorists…

  • U-S Sailors Used as Propaganda by Iranians

    After the Iranian government released 10 U-S sailors who had drifted into the country’s territorial waters, they used images of the sailors on their knees with their hands clasped behind their heads in a propaganda.effort.…

  • More on B-52 Flyover Flap

    Recently, Beijing accused the U-S of “a serious military provocation” when two of our B-52 bombers flew over a Chinese-controlled man made island in the South China Sea. A Pentagon spokesman, Mark Wright, has said…

  • More Classified Clinton Emails Found

    The latest release of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails by the State Department brings the total number of her emails that contain classified material to about 1,000. The latest 328 emails added bring…