Trump Contradicts His Team. Then He Doesn’t.

President Trump tweeted in support of an amendment to FISA on Thursday. It was the latest example of him contradicting his administration, his party and even himself.

Tillerson Says Embassy in Jerusalem Is at Least Three Years Away

On Tuesday, Rex W. Tillerson discussed the future of the embassy in a speech at the State Department and then took questions from department employees.

Replacing Tillerson With Pompeo Would Supplant a Moderate With a Hawk

The views of Mike Pompeo, the C.I.A. director, have put him in good stead with President Trump, who has come to value his pungent opinions and hard-charging style.

White House Plans Tillerson Ouster From State Dept., to Be Replaced by Pompeo, Within Weeks

A transition plan developed by John F. Kelly, the White House chief of staff, would install Mike Pompeo, the C.I.A. director, as secretary of state, officials said.

A Newly Assertive C.I.A. Expands Its Taliban Hunt in Afghanistan

The assignment heralds a shift for the agency, which once viewed such a mission as risky and a drain on resources.

C.I.A. Wants Authority to Conduct Drone Strikes in Afghanistan for the First Time

The C.I.A. is pushing for expanded powers to carry out its own drone strikes, and the White House is said to favor the proposal despite Pentagon objections.