Trying to Defend President Trump’s Derision, Diplomatically

In embassies around the world, some of America’s diplomats are being dressed down by their host nations. Others are considering leaving their posts.

Military Shifts Focus to Threats by Russia and China, Not Terrorism

The Pentagon says the military is too stretched to both fight insurgents and prepare for war with great world powers.

U.S. Presses to Relocate Embassy to Jerusalem by 2019

The plans suggest the administration no longer cares about cushioning the blow of its new policy, which has cast President Trump’s peacemaking ambitions into doubt.

Souring World Views of Trump Open Doors for China and Russia

A Gallup survey of people in 134 countries found that just 30 percent approved of American leadership under President Trump, a drop of nearly 20 points.

U.S. Withholds $65 Million From U.N. Relief Agency for Palestinians

The Trump administration cut by more than half the funding it provides to the U.N. Relief and Works Agency, which funds schools and clinics for Palestinians.