Tag Archives: Rex Tillerson

Tillerson Confirms US Plans For Long-Term Military Presence In Iraq By
In comments today at the State Department, Rex Tillerson confirmed what has been reported for awhile, that the US intends to keep its thousands of ground troops in Iraq over the long-term, even after ISIS ends up being defeated. Pentagon...
Tillerson Talks Of Pre-emptive Stikes On NKorea Citing Weapons Of Mass Destruction By
SEOUL, South Korea — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday it may be necessary to take pre-emptive military action against North Korea if the threat from their weapons program reaches a level “that we believe requires action.” Tillerson outlined a tougher...
Trump’s Russia Charm Offensive Is Meant To Isolate Iran, China By
NEW YORK — (Analysis) Donald Trump’s presidential campaign rhetoric was a cocktail of ostensibly nationalist economics and isolationist foreign policy that was viewed by much of the punditocracy as a sharp break from traditional U.S. policy. But while his words...
Rex Tillerson Purges Remnants Of “Shadow Govt” At State Department By
(ANALYSIS) — According to pundits, politicians, and even the executive branch itself, the Trump administration is at war with the so-called “Deep State.” Though the Deep State – sometimes also called the Shadow government – is hard to define, it is essentially...
Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson Pushes Russia To Soften Syrian Stance By
(REPORT) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told nations opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that the US would not cooperate militarily with Russia until it stopped labeling all Assad’s opponents as terrorists, a Western diplomat said on Friday. “In...
In Trump’s World, Money Talks & Saudi Arabia Gets A Free Pass By
President Trump’s Muslim ban is not only mean-spirited and, hopefully, unconstitutional, but it is irrational because it doesn’t even include the country most responsible for spreading terrorism around the world: Saudi Arabia. The travel restrictions on seven Muslim-majority...
Notorious Bush-Era Neocon Elliott Abrams Under Consideration For Deputy Secretary Of State By
(REPORT) — The Iran-Contra Affair happened some 35 years ago. A major black eye for the Reagan Administration, it was also the first in a long line of blotches on the record of then-Assistant Secretary of State Elliott Abrams, who was convicted of two counts of withholding...
What Has Trump Done To The Environment So Far? By
(ANALYSIS) — “Environmentalism is out of control.” That’s Donald Trump, speaking at a press conference with auto industry CEOs in his first week as US President. As he spoke, reports emerged that he was preparing to sign executive orders to revive the controversial...
Rex Tillerson Refuses To Address Exxon’s Climate Change Denial By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. During his confirmation hearing, former Exxon Mobil CEO and nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, refused to answer questions about what the fossil fuel corporation knew about climate change. He also refused to talk about...
Rick Perry And Rex Tillerson Meet With Key Senators Ahead Of Confirmation Hearings By
WASHINGTON, D.C. (REPORT) – After a day of meeting with the elected officials who hold his political future in their hands, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry left the Capitol with one thing in mind. “I gotta go study my lessons for the night,” Perry was overheard...