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The fact that Trump's State Department is in shambles is not, at this point, debatable. Recent data from the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA), the professional organization for America's diplomatic corps, found that 60 percent of State's highest-ranking career officers quit during Trump's first ...
Rex Tillerson 'would not take calls from Nato counterparts' when US launched 2017 Syria strikes ... it failed to notify foreign allies of the plan, according to a new book which details how Rex Tillerson refused to take phone calls from his Nato counterparts as they scrambled to find out what was going on.

Rex Tillerson's team was fighting again. "So, who's going to go in with him?" Margaret Peterlin, his chief of staff, was saying. She looked me up and down with an expression that suggested she'd discovered a pest in the house. We were standing at the wide double doors into the Secretary of State's office on Mahogany ...
President Donald Trump's recent public undercutting of his own United Nations ambassador, former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, suggests that the neoconservative stateswoman may be heading down the same path as Trump's hapless former Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson. The ...
The good news is that if you are confirmed, the career officials at State will work as diligently for you as they have any previous secretary if they feel included and respected as professionals, particularly after the traumatic tenure of Secretary Rex Tillerson, who cut out key experts and dismayed the rank ...
It was one of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's core goals: radically reshaping the State Department to make it leaner, cheaper and modernized to the standards of a former private-sector CEO. Now that Tillerson has been fired, the vaunted "Redesign" initiative he launched faces an uncertain future, but ... army

WASHINGTON — Rex Tillerson has all but vanished from the State Department's website as his unceremonious firing by tweet took effect over the weekend. The ''Secretary of State Tillerson'' link at the top of the department's homepage disappeared overnight Saturday and was replaced with a generic ... army
Under the leadership of former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, oil giant Exxon Mobil signed a $120 million deal for an oil block in Liberia that company officials knew was rife with corruption, according to a new investigation by the transparency organization Global Witness. The deal between Exxon and ... army
Rex Tillerson, the recently fired secretary of state, is a distinguished Eagle Scout who has not forgotten the values he honed while earning the highest rank in Scouting. During his time at the State Department, Mr. Tillerson was publicly criticized numerous times, and then fired, via Twitter, by his boss, the ... army
This article had a very interesting quote by Rex Tillerson — a classic that every successful person in the present day world should live by. Tillerson was quoted from his goodbye remarks to the State Department staff. If only our politicians and leaders would adhere to his words. Then we might return to a ... army
And with those final words of advice, Rex Tillerson concluded his thirteen-month tenure as secretary of state—leaving a department whose rank-and-file were never truly supportive of the structural reforms he was trying to accomplish. The ceremony on March 22 was the end of the Tillerson era of U.S. ... army
After just over a year as secretary of state, your career has quickly come to an end. Even though we've been expecting it for a while, it seems to have all happened so fast. It feels like just yesterday you were being grilled by the Senate for confirmation, and then just like that, it's all over. Your gravelly voice ... army
Former U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, whose departure from the Cabinet was announced on March 13, 2018, is shown arriving at a news conference between President Donald Trump and Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg at the White House on Jan. 10, 2018. By REUTERS/Carlos Barria. army
Rex Tillerson is being sought by key insiders at the 14-campus University of Texas System to be chosen as its next chancellor, according to media reports that cite people familiar with the matter. Tillerson, the former CEO of Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) who was recently fired by President Donald Trump ... army
Rex Tillerson speaking at the University of Texas Members of the University of Texas Board of Regents are recruiting Rex Tillerson, whom President Trump recently fired as U.S. secretary of state, to be the next chancellor of the university system, The Wall Street Journal reported. While no formal offer has ... army
Sources familiar with the conversations tell the newspaper that the University of Texas has reached out to Tillerson following his firing with the objective of securing the former Exxon CEO as the school's next chancellor. ADVERTISEMENT. Several members of a search committee have made "a hard push" ... army
Rex Tillerson, who was recently dismissed as President Donald Trump's secretary of state, is being courted for a new gig closer to home: the top job at the University of Texas System. The Wall Street Journal is reporting, and Texas Monthly has confirmed, that representatives from the University of Texas ... army

Rex Tillerson has said farewell to the state department with a parting shot at Washington, a plea for integrity – and no mention of the man who fired him. Tillerson didn't directly address the icy manner in which he was dismissed last week by Donald Trump, after one of the shortest stints by a secretary of ... army
As you would expect for an episode of “Saturday Night Live” hosted by Bill Hader, the former “S.N.L.” cast member, this one had everything: new installments of long-running sketches like “The Californians”; cameos from Fred Armisen and John Goodman; and an appearance by Hader's eccentric night-life ... army
“Saturday Night Live” riffed on the circumstances surrounding Secretary of State Rex Tillerson · Rex Wayne TillersonFormer WH adviser: Trump will want to rejoin Paris climate pact by 2020 Why the US should lead on protecting Rohingya Muslims 'Bolivarian Diaspora' can no longer be ignored MORE's ... army
Why CEOs Like Rex Tillerson Fail in Washington. Although the former secretary of state's contentious relationship with the president didn't help matters, Tillerson's management style left a department in disarray. Rex Tillerson in front of an American flag. Jonathan Ernst / Reuters ... army
(CNN) CIA Director Mike Pompeo will meet with outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the State Department on Monday after the former was picked to be Tillerson's replacement. Pompeo and Tillerson will meet for around two hours, according to two sources with knowledge of the meeting. President ... army
President Trump fired his secretary of state, Rex W. Tillerson, with a tweet this week. Experts, and news reports, have emphasized the unusual nature of Mr. Trump's relationship with a secretary who reportedly called him a moron — and never denied it. But Mr. Tillerson's difficulties during his unusually short ... army
Donald Trump's firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday was welcomed in many quarters of official Washington as a kind of deliverance—or evidence, perhaps, of justice served. The crowing could be heard all the way to the pages of the The Atlantic, whose contributors have made Tillerson a ... army
(CNN) Rex Tillerson may have spent the last 14 months being contradicted by his boss on all manner of foreign policy, but the now-fired Secretary of State was at least a known quantity for US allies during tense moments in 2017. His summary dismissal, by Presidential tweet on Tuesday, caught foreign ... army
(Want to get this briefing by email? Here's the sign-up.) Good morning. Here's what you need to know: Photo. Credit Jonathan Ernst/Reuters. • “Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job!” Rex Tillerson found out he had lost the top U.S. diplomatic ... army
Rex Tillerson, whose departure had been rumored for months, who survived both being caught calling the president an effing moron and refusing to deny it, finally fell victim to … Kim Jong Un? Or his aggressive remarks about Russia yesterday? Or Donald Trump feeling his oats and indulging an impulse ... army
WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday ousted his secretary of state, Rex W. Tillerson, extending a shake-up of his administration, 14 months into his tumultuous presidency, and potentially transforming the nation's economic and foreign policy. Mr. Trump announced he would replace Mr. Tillerson ... army
Rex Tillerson has been replaced as secretary of state by CIA Director Mike Pompeo. The surprise Cabinet change was announced on Twitter by President Trump. Facebook; Twitter; Flipboard; Email. Sign Up for the NPR Politics Newsletter. We follow politics; you follow us. Catch up the latest stories, news ... army
PRESIDENT TRUMP: I've worked with Mike Pompeo now for quite some time. Tremendous energy, tremendous intellect. We're always on the same wavelength. The relationship has been very good. That's what I need as secretary of state. I wish Rex Tillerson well. Gina, by the way, who I know very well ... army
Rex W. Tillerson is out as United States secretary of state. He will be replaced by Mike Pompeo, the C.I.A. director. President Trump announced his decision on Twitter. Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job! Thank you to Rex Tillerson for his ... army
(CNN) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will resume his normal schedule in Kenya on Sunday after canceling his events the day before due to illness. Tillerson arrived in Nairobi on Friday as part of a five-nation tour of Africa that includes Ethiopia, Chad, Nigeria and Djibouti. "The Secretary is feeling ... army
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday the U.S. will tread lightly when it comes to negotiations with North Korea about denuclearization. "We're a long way from negotiations," Tillerson said. "We just need to be very clear-eyed and realistic about it." The secretary's remarks come shortly after North ... army
During a visit to Ethiopia, Rex Tillerson has said the answer to violence in the East African country was greater freedom, and that the country should lift its state of emergency as quickly as possible. Speaking at a news conference in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on Thursday, Tillerson said that the US ... army
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson tapped the brakes on the prospect of negotiations with North Korea, notwithstanding a putative overture from the regime. “We're a long ways from negotiations,” Tillerson told reporters Thursday. South Korean officials surprised international diplomats by announcing North ... army
And yet a little more than a year after Rex Tillerson was sworn in as the U.S. secretary of state, and amid umpteen stories of his imminent departure from that position, including in The Atlantic, he's still in his job while high-profile Trump loyalists such as Hope Hicks are out. Tillerson's tenure is a testament ... army
Rex Tillerson and His Russian Counterpart Stayed in the Same Hotel, Ignored Each Other, Then It Got Even More Petty. By Cristina Maza ... of a political satire. It's what happened when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov landed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, this week. army
WASHINGTON (AP) — As far as Africa's concerned, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the Trump administration have some explaining to do. President Donald Trump's description of "shithole countries" in January was greeted with a mix of horror and outrage in Africa, where many don't know what to ... army
WASHINGTON -- As far as Africa's concerned, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the Trump administration have some explaining to do. President Donald Trump's description of "shithole countries" in January was greeted with a mix of horror and outrage in Africa, where many don't know what to think ... army
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sven Mikser (SDE) met U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson together with his Latvian and Lithuanian colleagues in Washington. The ministers discussed transatlantic relations, security in Europe, preparations for the next NATO summit, and a meeting between U.S. President ... army
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was offered $60 million by the Defense Department last year to fight Russian election interference efforts — but after Tillerson waited for seven months trying to decide whether he wanted to spend it or not, the Defense Department withdrew its offer, and none of the money was used, ... army
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been linked to efforts to get US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson removed from his post for his attempts at mediation in the Gulf states' feud with the kingdom of Qatar, leaked emails have revealed. Correspondence obtained by the BBC from the inbox of Elliott Broidy, ... army
“But I think Rex Tillerson, in an unusual administration with an unusual President, who has never been in government before, is really doing a very good job on the diplomacy and just putting his head down and going about that work. And under these circumstances, I think that's the best thing to do.”. army
The former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice has commented it must be difficult for Rex Tillerson to perform his role given the president's tendency to tweet his opinions and policy ideas. Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria on Sunday, Rice appeared to show some sympathy for Tillerson, suggesting she ... army
Rex Tillerson admits he was an unconventional choice for secretary of state. He had no prior government experience, but as CEO of Exxon-Mobil, he had crisscrossed the globe striking deals with foreign leaders. Secretary Tillerson - a man who still considers himself a Boy Scout and follows what he calls ... army
Rex Tillerson speaking at the University of Texas Members of the University of Texas Board of Regents are recruiting Rex Tillerson, whom President Trump recently fired as U.S. secretary of state, to be the next chancellor of the university system, The Wall Street Journal reported. While no formal offer has ... army
(CNN) Just after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's sudden firing Tuesday morning, American diplomats at posts spanning the globe were then increasingly surprised -- and in some cases disturbed -- to receive guidance from Washington telling them not to post or retweet the statement from Undersecretary ... army
LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) - The Virginia Military Institute has announced that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will speak at its graduation exercises on May 16. Tillerson concluded a career of more than 40 years in the petroleum industry before retiring as chairman and chief executive officer of ExxonMobil at the ... army
Rex Tillerson's Monroe Doctrine invocation was bizarre, Meeting between North and South Korea sparks hope, War between Israel, Syria, and Iran looks imminent, Social media normalizes stalking, Elon Musk proves the benefits of privatized space programs ... army
LEXINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will speak at Virginia Military Institute's May graduation. “Secretary Tillerson has had a remarkable career on the international scene, managing an international energy company and more recently as Secretary of State,” said Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III '62, ... army


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