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Top diplomat leaves void at State, opens door for Cuba, Venezuela hawks

The loss of the country’s top career diplomat is a heavy blow to the U.S. State Department, but Tom Shannon’s retirement also clears the way for hardliners in the Trump … Click to Continue »
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