A State Department In Disarray?
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says rumors that the White House plans to replace him soon are “ laughable.”
But questions about Tillerson’s tense relationship with President Trump have also raised concerns about a potential shake-up at the U.S. Department of State at a delicate time.
We get a read on the strength of the State Department under the Trump administration and consider how well-equipped the department is to handle today’s global conflicts — most importantly, the escalating crisis with North Korea.
Thomas Countryman, Former State Department diplomat
James Jeffrey, Distinguished visiting fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy; former U.S. ambassador to Iraq and Turkey
Michele Kelemen, Diplomatic correspondent, NPR.
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