The Quiet Death of Tillerson’s ‘Redesign’ of State
Overhauling Foggy Bottom was once a centerpiece of the Trump administration’s reforms. Where did those plans go?
Pompeo’s Pledge to Lift Hiring Freeze at State Department Hits Big Snag
Diplomats who welcomed the new secretary of state are now feeling let down.
Pompeo Lifts Hiring Freeze at State Department
Diplomats hail the decision as another sign the Tillerson era has ended.
As Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson Didn’t Follow the Script for Success
Don’t hate the player — hate the game.
Trump Eyes Retired Diplomat for Top Africa Envoy Role
The decision comes as Tillerson departs on his first tour of the continent as secretary of state.
Tillerson Can’t Fix What Ails U.S. Ties With Turkey
The Trump administration’s not-so-charm offensive may have steered U.S.-Turkey relations away from the brink of collapse. That’s no cause for a victory lap just yet.
A Year Later, Tillerson Rolls Back ‘Self Inflicted Wound’
The secretary of state’s freeze on hiring diplomats’ family members at understaffed embassies is ending, but it left resentment in its wake.
Tillerson Praises Monroe Doctrine, Warns Latin America of ‘Imperial’ Chinese Ambitions
The secretary of state kicks off his multicountry tour trying to get the region to rally behind Trump.
Trump’s Disingenuous Support for Iranian Protestors Has Backfired
A selective approach to human rights is even more harmful than “America first.”
Tillerson Backtracks on Overture to North Korea, Slams China and Russia
"North Korea must earn its way back to the table," Tillerson told U.N.
Tillerson Finally Brands Myanmar Crisis ‘Ethnic Cleansing’
Beyond harsh words, Washington hasn’t meted out punishment on Myanmar yet.
Rex Tillerson Is Underrated
A revisionist assessment of the Trump administration’s beleaguered Secretary of State.
Lawmakers Scold State Department for Reportedly Slashing Disability Support for Diplomats’ Children
Funds for therapy and education are reportedly cut.
Lawmakers Slam Tillerson’s Bungled State Department Reforms
There's growing concern on the Hill that the secretary of state is mangling American diplomacy.
State Department Scraps Sanctions Office
The Trump administration was three weeks late on a Russia sanctions deadline. But it’s killed the office that coordinates them.
U.S. Troops Are on the Ground in Africa, but Diplomacy Is Missing in Action
Nikki Haley’s trip to the continent won’t solve the problem.
Tillerson’s Views on India Defy Trump’s Incoherent Foreign Policy
Ahead of his trip to Delhi, the secretary of state articulated a clear vision for the U.S. relationship with India. Let’s hope it was not an anomaly.
Tillerson Knocks China, Courts India Ahead of South Asia Trip
Tough words for “One Belt, One Road” and praise for a deepening defense partnership.
Trump, Stung by ‘Moron’ Moniker, Challenges Tillerson to Compare IQs
Just your average Tuesday in the Trump administration.