Barbara Plett Usher

Barbara Plett Usher


BBC State Department Correspondent

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Hamas Spox re US policy shift on Jewish settlements: “The statement of the US Secretary of State Pompeo is an official funeral for the Oslo agreement and dispels the illusions of all who rely on the peace process”

Trump advisor calls Pompeo’s West Bank decision an answered prayer

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Lots of empty seats on @SecPompeo ⁩ trip to LatAm, despite lots of StateDept journos who want to cover his travels

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I don't recall any US leader, or any world leader for that matter, threatening from the #UNGA  podium to totally destroy a member state

Sen Corker is requesting an open hearing w/ on Thursday next week to testify about what happened w/ at : "We #Russiad  l #Helsinki2018ke  to talk about these things publicly"

#Sanders: 'this is the real world: #Trump  is a danger for the future of our country and must be defeated' #DNCinPHL 

Breaking: Brett McGurk, the president's envoy to the anti #ISIS  coalition, has resigned in protest at #Trump 's abrupt decision to w/draw US troops from #Syria . Seems he was as blindsided as everyone else, here's what he told me just last week

Protesters at the gate of #Gulen  HQ, bringing #Turkish  power struggles to rural Pennsylvania

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#Trump tells Thanksgiving press pool that #SaudiArabia  could trigger a global depression by increasing oil prices, which 'would happen very quickly if we lose that relationship.'

Every Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee voted against #Tillerson 

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