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.
"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.
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.
US secretary of state Rex Tillerson landed in New Delhi on Tuesday night as part of his three-nation tour to reinforce the point made repeatedly by the Trump administration that it wanted robust ties with India. Tillerson has already laid out the broad contours of his India policy in a speech last week where he […]