U.S. State Department

Frontlines or Sidelines for America’s Values?
Frontlines or Sidelines for America’s Values?

After reading Secretary Tillerson’s recent address, which tried to explain how “this administration’s policies of ‘America first’ fit into our foreign policy,” I am struck not so much by Tillerson’s attempt to decouple American interests and ideals, but by the chasm separating this speech from one given more than 75 years ago.

What You Should Know About the U.S. State Department
What You Should Know About the U.S. State Department

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is expected to cut 2,300 U.S. diplomats and civil servants—about 9 percent of the Americans in its workforce worldwide. Here is what you should know about the roles, mission, and organization of the U.S. State Department.

O Captain My Captain Rex Tillerson Secretary of State
O Captain, My Captain

In a bipartisan vote, the Senate yesterday confirmed a captain of industry to steer our nation’s ship of state, Rex Tillerson, former Chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil. The decision was a wise one.