The Russian embassy in Washington, D.C. has sent a diplomatic note to the State Department after the phones at its New York consulate stopped working.
Lewis Lukens says the Biden administration will have to work hard to rebuild relationships with global partners after the Trump years.
The Netherlands said that the two Russians were seeking information on artificial intelligence, semiconductors, and nanotechnology.
"The United States and the rest of the world will not accept a circumstance in which we do not have an effective public health surveillance system, with an international dimension, in China and across the world going forward," said Jake Sullivan, Biden's NSA nominee.
National Security Adviser Richard O'Brien said on Friday that Taiwan should "really fortify itself in a manner that would deter the Chinese from any sort of amphibious invasion."
One often-overlooked form of influence is the vigor and finesse in foreign affairs that comes from understanding our strategic competitors, as well as friends and partners, in the languages that formed their opinions, outlooks and plans.
The quandary of Taiwan, a pivotal issue for U.S.-China relations, calls for caution and nuance, not recklessness.
Anyone who was expecting some miraculous grand bargain between the top U.S. and Chinese diplomat was asking for too much. At this point, managing disputes through dialogue is the best both countries can do.
The U.S. should use Cuba as leverage toward improving the geopolitical situation in Venezuela.
The most concerning finding for the People's Republic may not be the world's mixed opinions, but the fact that net changes in perception skewed downward between 2018 and 2019.
A staunch ally of pro-democracy Russians, McFaul is only the second U.S. ambassador to be declared persona non grata by the Russian government.
The White House has been considering how to respond to the weekend's attacks on Saudi oil infrastructure, which both Washington and Riyadh are blaming on Iran.
The political fallout from the British ambassador cable leaks was bad enough. But what does it mean for people supplying embassies with confidential information?
Experts say that the British ambassador's resignation will have a longstanding impact on the diplomatic corps.
Business as Diplomacy: Daniel Birnbaum, the American-born CEO of the Israeli company SodaStream, is on a mission. But whether that mission is to make millions of dollars selling fizzy water makers, to promote his personal brand of Zionism, or a combination of both, depends on whom you ask.
Ali Khamenei said those leading the U.S. government toward conflict "are not decent humans, they don't stand by anything."
Ankara has previously renamed streets in order to make a political point against its rivals.
It would be the first direct correspondence between the two since President Donald Trump canceled a high-level visit to North Korea, but they have exchanged praise.
South Korea appears to be outpacing its U.S. ally in trying to make peace with their longtime foe North Korea.
The White House said that "Trump looks forward to having President Putin to Washington after the first of the year."
With decades of experience in the KGB and at the helm of the Russian ship of state, Putin should prove more than a match for the U.S. president.
South Korea is working to ensure that peace negotiations with its neighbor continue.