Rex Tillerson


Tillerson, Mattis Tell Senators New War Authority Not Needed

Senior U.S. national security officials told Congress on Monday a new war authorization is “not legally required” to conduct combat operations against terrorist groups and warned lawmakers that prematurely repealing…

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Tillerson Again Insists Syrian Leader Assad Must Go

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson doubled down Thursday on Washington’s call for Syrian President Bashar Assad to leave power, looking past recent battlefield gains by his Russian-backed forces to…

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Review to Confirm Rohingya ‘Ethnic Cleansing’

U.S. officials are preparing a recommendation for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to declare that “ethnic cleansing” is occurring against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims. That assessment would raise pressure on the…

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Tillerson Says Room for Taliban in Afghan Government

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday that there is a place for moderate elements of the Taliban in Afghanistan’s government as long as they renounce violence and terrorism…

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Tillerson Seeks Stronger Ties With India, Chides China

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Wednesday for the U.S. and India to expand strategic ties. He also pointedly criticized China, which he accused of challenging international norms needed for…

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Tillerson: U.S. Seeks Accountability for Myanmar Abuses

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson condemned Wednesday reported atrocities committed against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. He said those responsible — perhaps the country’s military — will be held accountable. Tillerson…

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Tillerson Says Closing Embassy in Cuba ‘Under Review’

The Trump administration is considering closing down the recently reopened U.S. Embassy in Havana following a string of unexplained incidents harming the health of American diplomats in Cuba, Secretary of…

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