Marshall Billingslea involvement in Bush-era torture should be disqualifying.
Kate BrannenTrump has picked Marshall Billingslea, a senior DOD official during the Bush admin who advocated for torture techniques to be used, to be undersecretary of State for civilian security, democracy and human rights.
@RobBerschinski & @BenjaminEHaas w/ more
Trump’s nominee for Director of National Intelligence will likely be required to provide confidential intelligence briefings to Trump’s political opponents.
Kate BrannenWill Trump continue the tradition of authorizing intel briefings for his political opponent?
What if they reveal that our adversaries are interfering in the election to help Trump?
Important Qs from @NatSecMulligan
"The President and senior members of his administration are trying to skew a critical public debate by framing it inaccurately. The stakes—including a potential new war in the Middle East—couldn’t be higher."
International research cooperation with Chinese government scientists has contributed to the effort to racially distinguish Han Chinese from Uyghurs.
Kate BrannenYou've been warned:
International research cooperation with Chinese government researchers has contributed to building the capacity to engage in racial differentiating genetic testing.
President Donald Trump believes next month's historic summit with Kim Jong Un could end the decades-old threat of North Korea's nuclear program.
Kate BrannenReading about the evacuation of non-essential staff from Iraq brought to mind the story that Trump wanted to evacuate the families of U.S. military personnel from South Korea last year.
Every time President Donald Trump mentions the $110 billion arms deal he negotia...
Kate BrannenTrump has claimed that anywhere from 450,000 to 1 million US jobs are on the line w/ Saudi arms deals.
But internal Lockheed and Raytheon docs reveal the deals would only create a few thousand new US jobs, but "nearly 10,000 new jobs in Saudi Arabia."
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Arrogance does not suit us well, and “America First” is a sham.
Kate Brannen"Trump’s habit of denigrating our allies and their leaders while lauding Putin and other authoritarians is no way to lead. It placed me in an untenable position in Tallinn whenever I was asked, as chief of mission, to explain our intentions."