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One of America's top spies set out to defend his qualifications to be its top diplomat on Thursday. Mike Pompeo, a former congressman, Army officer and self-professed hawk, stressed in his Senate confirmation hearing that he believes in diplomacy and…
By Associated Press
In a brief final farewell address to State Department employees on Thursday, Tillerson urged them to protect their personal integrity and to strive to respect one another.
By Larisa Epatko
Here's how U.S. officials and analysts see the fight against Russian disinformation.
By PBS NewsHour
Rex Tillerson was sacked Tuesday after 14 months of rocky relations and a long list of policy disputes with President Trump, who announced the secretary of state's firing in a tweet. Judy Woodruff looks back at the many points of…
What led President Trump to shake up his national security team and dismiss Secretary of State Rex Tillerson? Judy Woodruff gets insights into the firing from Robert Costa of the Washington Post and Josh Lederman of the Associated Press.
What was Rex Tillerson’s impact on the State Department and American diplomacy, and what will global ripple effects will his successor, current CIA director Mike Pompeo, face? Judy Woodruff gets reaction and analysis from Nicholas Burns, former U.S. ambassador to…
President Donald Trump announced the departure of Rex Tillerson as secretary of state on Tuesday, saying he will be replaced by CIA Director Mike Pompeo.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
Before embarking Thursday on a five-nation trip to Latin America, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said China seeks only to enrich itself with investment and development projects. He also derided Russia for selling weaponry to unfriendly, authoritarian governments in the…
The departure of Tom Shannon, the State Department's third-ranking official, is sure to be seized on by critics of the administration who accuse President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of gutting the foreign service, particularly its senior…
By Deb Reichmann, Associated Press
Democrats want to know why the Trump administration allowed two Russian spy chiefs under U.S. and European sanctions to meet last week in Washington with American intelligence officials.
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