Editorials, Opinion Pieces Discuss U.S. Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson’s Ouster, Nomination Of CIA Director Mike Pompeo As Replacement
The following editorials and opinion pieces discuss U.S. President Trump’s decision to replace Rex Tillerson with Mike Pompeo as secretary of state.
New York Times: Trump May Make America Miss Rex Tillerson (Editorial Board, 3/13).
Wall Street Journal: Pompeo’s Promise at State (Editorial Board, 3/13).
Washington Post: Trump humiliates Rex Tillerson for the last time (Editorial Board, 3/13).
Bloomberg View: Pompeo at State Would Send a Bad Message Globally (Alaimo, 3/13).
Washington Post: The tragedy of Secretary Tillerson’s last trip to Africa (Attiah, 3/14).
The Atlantic: The Rise of Right-Wing Foreign Policy in America (Beinart, 3/14).
The Hill: Rex Tillerson never stood a chance (Boyle, 3/14).
POLITICO: Tillerson Was a Disaster for the State Department. Can Pompeo Do Better? (Chaudhary, 3/14).
Foreign Policy: A Requiem for Rex’s Redesign (Goldenberg, 3/13).
New York Times: Samantha Power: How Mike Pompeo Could Save the State Department (Power, 3/13).
New York Times: Mike Pompeo Is Good for Diplomacy (Stephens, 3/15).