January 26, 2021 11:48 pm
Senators voted 78-22 to approve Blinken, a longtime Biden confidant, as the nation's 71st secretary of state, succeeding Mike Pompeo.
December 22, 2018 11:08 am
US media widely attributed the resignation of Jim Mattis to prolonged differences between Donald Trump. The schism between the two started in May when the US President chose to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal without having his Defense Secretary on board.
March 16, 2018 12:09 am
Trump’s sacking of Rex Tillerson portends further turmoil in US-Iran relations
March 15, 2018 11:02 am
As CIA chief and Iran hawk Mike Pompeo prepares to run the State Department, the Trump administration is weighing a speedier withdrawal from the agreement than even the president has threatened.
March 14, 2018 5:38 pm
"Between now and then, I will address a few administrative matters related to my departure and work towards a smooth and orderly transition for Secretary of State-designate, Mike Pompeo," said the outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
March 14, 2018 9:28 am
Gina Haspel has been chief of station at CIA outposts abroad. In Washington, she has held several senior leadership positions, including deputy director of the National Clandestine Service.
March 13, 2018 7:22 pm
Trump thanked Rex Tillerson for his service to the nation as the Secretary of State.
March 13, 2018 11:06 am
Rex Tillerson, whose relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin dates back to his days as Exxon Mobil's CEO, has sought to work with Russia on narrow areas where the two countries could find common ground.
March 08, 2018 7:18 pm
Tillerson, a former Exxon chief executive, is seeking to bolster security alliances on a continent increasingly turning to Beijing for aid and trade.
February 13, 2018 7:23 am
"The Egyptian people should be confident that the US commitment to continue to support Egypt in the fight against terrorism and bringing security to Egyptian people is steadfast," said Tillerson
June 22, 2020 6:30 pm