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Trumps North Korea point man gets a look…

Special Envoy for North Korea Steve Biegun is being seriously considered to replace deputy secretary of state John Sullivan. | Jeon Heon-Kyun/Getty Images foreign policy Taking the deputy secretary position would leave the president without…

G7 struggle to lighten darkening economic outlook

A work session in the Casino of Biarritz | Ian Langsdon/AFP via Gety Images BIARRITZ, France — There were none of the customary references to “prosperity,” “economic growth” or “mutually beneficial trade” as leaders of…

Why Journalists’ Old Tweets Are Fair Game for…

AP Photo/Julio Cortez Fourth Estate New York Times editors don’t deserve special immunity from scrutiny for bigoted speech. By JACK SHAFER August 26, 2019 Jack Shafer is Politico’s senior media writer. Journalists don’t have thin…

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State Department announces new head of policy planning

Peter Berkowitz came to the State Department from Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images The State Department on Monday announced the political scientist Peter Berkowitz as the head of policy planning, a post…