Tag: State Department

The ‘Entire Senior Level’ Of State Department Management Just Quit

The entire senior level of management officials resigned Wednesday” as part of an “ongoing mass exodus of senior foreign service officers who don’t want to stick around for the Trump era,” WaPo reported. According to the media, the action started shortly after Tillerson visited the State Department’s headquarters in Foggy Bottom on Wednesday, when the…

Iran Cash Deal Was Contingent on Prisoner Release [VIDEO]

According to the U.S. State Department, the $400 million cash payment sent to Iran’s government earlier this year was contingent upon the release of four American prisoners detained in the country. After the transfer was initially reported earlier this month, President Obama said there was “no ransom” paid for the release of the detainees, and…

US State Dept Issues Worldwide Travel Warning [VIDEO]

The State Department issued a worldwide travel alert Monday warning U.S. citizens about the risk of potential terrorist attacks by ISIS and other militants. “Information suggests that ISIL (aka Daesh), al Qaeda, Boko Haram, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions,” the statement reads. The alert is in effect until…

305 Hillary Emails Flagged for Secrets [VIDEO]

The State Department said Monday it has flagged 305 emails from Hillary Clinton’s private account for further review by U.S. intelligence agencies before releasing them to the public because they may contain classified information. In December, Clinton turned over 30,000 emails to the department from her private email server. Last week, the State Department’s inspector…

State Dept Email System Hacked

The State Department shut down its entire email system over the weekend after technicians detected “activity of concern” in portions handling unclassified emails, according to a senior official. According to the official, no classified emails were breached. Following the AP’s initial report on the hacking incident, the State Department declined to comment on how many…