Tillerson’s Frustrations

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by Paul R. Pillar Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will stay in his job no more than two years, maximum. He is an honorable man who came to Washington with a patriotic sense of wanting to do something on behalf… Continue Reading  

Rex Tillerson and the Russia File

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by Hannah Gais Donald Trump may have finally abandoned his enthusiastic denialism surrounding Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. But if the events of the past week are any indication, the president-elect and his cabinet have quite the uphill battle… Continue Reading  

Is Tillerson a Timely Choice?

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By Esfandyar Batmanghelidj The announcement of Rex Tillerson as Trump’s pick for secretary of state has led many to ask whether an oil executive is capable of advancing America’s foreign policy interests. Although the Trump transition team didn’t likely foresee… Continue Reading