On Tuesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sent the following letter and proposal to House Committee on Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce, including a proposal for a Bureau for Cyberspace and the Digital Economy within the State Department.
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Tomorrow is a major deadline for deciding whether the United States will move its embassy to Jerusalem. We still don’t know what President Trump will do.
A look at how the bill could strengthen international cybersecurity efforts with the proposed “Office of Cyber Issues” and reinstatement of the eliminated cyber coordinator position.
The State Department’s list of official state sponsors of terrorism is flawed and with the Trump administration’s recent decision to designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terror, it is time to critically analyze the purpose and process behind the designation.
The Trump administration downgraded the State Department's cyber diplomacy office, and nobody can say whether State has produced a report on cyber strategy required by the president's cybersecurity executive order. Are the two related?
A proposal to require Senate advice and consent on special envoys raises interesting constitutional questions.
Two good government groups, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington and the Government Accountability Project, have written to the Office of Special Counsel requesting an investigation into White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's comments on the draft State Department dissent memo regarding the President's executive order banning refugees and immigrants from seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States
A copy of the draft dissent memo from Foreign Service officers and diplomats expressing opposition to President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees and immigrants from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen from entering the United States.