In embassies around the world, some of America’s diplomats are being dressed down by their host nations. Others are considering leaving their posts.
It’s normal for American commanders to draw up combat plans. But recent exercises signal that the military wants to be ready for options on the Korean Peninsula.
Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson is opening an investigation into what the government has described as mysterious attacks that sickened or injured 24 Americans in Havana in 2016.
Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson offered tantalizing details about how the United States would race inside North Korea to seize its nuclear weapons in the event of a collapse.
It was only the latest example of a public rift between the president and his chief diplomat over North Korea.
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.