United States Department of State

A task force on preventing atrocities did not meet until two weeks into the war, and officials say department leaders are telling them their expertise won't affect policy.
Morale is low, and some staffers are preparing to formally express their opposition to President Joe Biden's approach, officials told HuffPost.
Josh Paul, who spent a decade in State's bureau overseeing arms sales, exclusively spoke with HuffPost after quitting over the U.S. approach to the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken praised the summit's final declaration, despite it not explicitly condemning Russia's aggression against Ukraine.
President Joe Biden asked Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley to reform an agency known as “pale, male and Yale.” But diplomats say not much changed.
The State Department is imploring Americans to review potential threats before making travel plans, while Texas officials urge forgoing travel to Mexico entirely.
The secretary of state spelled out the repercussions Beijing would face if it aids Russia with lethal material support.
The department will soon use Calibri instead of Times New Roman in all high-level internal documents.
At least 7,000 evacuated from Afghanistan last year are still in a temporary refuge in the United Arab Emirates. They have no idea if or when they’ll leave.
The State Department said it would continue to support the "people of Ukraine as they bravely defend their country.”