Posts Tagged ‘tillerson’

Tillerson’s advice for Biden: ‘Hope the Israelis don’t do something provocative’

Former secretary of state under Trump says President-elect Joe Biden must also try to contain Iran and keep Turkey from tilting further away toward Russia

Tillerson Out, Neocons In!

KathJuliane March 21, 2018 @ 12:46 am Dear +BN, God bless you for another powerhouse of a video. Pompeo! Good God, he’s as much of a Muslim-hating, Arab-baiting, Iran hawk as there is. And the Jews, especially in Israhell, believe he’s the second man in history to walk on water. Netanyahu called him personally to […]

Tillerson Fired Over Rogue Bid to Save Iran Nuke Deal

State Department efforts to undermine White House agenda sparked firing By Adam Kredo Rex Tillerson, who has been suddenly booted out of his job without warning, is the man who once described Donald Trump as “f***ing moron”. Trump has now had his revenge. March 13, 2018 1:15 pm.   The abrupt firing Tuesday of Secretary […]

Trump fired Tillerson and picked CIA director Pompeo to replace him as Secretary of State

nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump has fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and picked CIA director Mike Pompeo to replace him. Trump has […]

Trump Fires Tillerson, Taps CIA Director Mike Pompeo at His Replacement

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump announced that he had fired his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson who would now be replaced by CIA Director Mike Pompeo. Tillerson was informed of his sacking while on a State Department tour of Africa. Trump then tweeted out that he would be nominating Gina Haspel to replace Pompeo as […]

Trump Axes Tillerson Over Iran Deal – Replaces Him With CIA Chief Pompeo

Back in December, we asked, “Will CIA Director Mike Pompeo Replace Rex Tillerson As Secretary Of State?” The answer, as of moments ago, is yes. Moments ago, the WaPo first reported, and then President Trump tweeted, that he has ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and replaced him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo, launching a […]

Tillerson Fired As North Korea Talks Approach, Differences Over Iran

Tillerson Fired As North Korea Talks Approach, Differences Over Iran Tillerson was a klutzy secretary of state who was undermined constantly by Trump when he said something sensible. Tillerson had no experience in diplomacy and it was evident in his actions. It is unusual for a secretary of state to call the president a “moron.” […]

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ousted in favor of CIA chief, Trump announces

WASHINGTON — President Trump has decided to remove Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and replace him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo, Trump announced Tuesday. The move, first reported by The Washington Post, was followed by a tweet from Trump.  Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of […]

Gang of Four: Senators Call for Tillerson To Enter Into Arms Control Talks With the Kremlin

In a sad commentary on the parlous state of the U.S. media, a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson from four United States Senators dated March 8 calling for opening arms control talks with the Kremlin ASAP is nowhere to be found in mainstream newspapers a day after its release on the Senate home […]

Leaked Emails Reveal UAE Lobbied US to Remove Tillerson for Backing Qatar

(MEE) — Leaked emails obtained by the BBC on Monday show that the UAE lobbied the US to sack Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for failing to side with the Emirates in its struggle against Qatar. The sender of the emails, Elliott Broidy, owns a private security company that has contracts with the UAE […]

Tillerson in Ankara pledges limited weapon supplies to SDF, says Manbij ‘priority’ in Syria

Rex Tillerson tried to reassure Ankara over US’s involvement with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), much of which is comprised of Kurdish YPG, which is outlawed in Turkey as a terrorist organization. “We take it seriously when our NATO ally says it has security concerns,” Tillerson said at a joint news conference with his Turkish […]

Secretary of State Tillerson Using Mideast Trip to Advance U.S. Peace Plan

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A desperate Rex Tillerson warns Latin America not to trust ‘predatory China’

     Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Latin American governments Thursday to be wary of Chinese attempts to invest heavily in their states and make their economy dependent on Beijing. He criticized “unfair trading practices” China uses to trap smaller states. Speaking at the University of Texas at Austin, Tillerson noted that “today, China is […]

Tillerson presses Europe on Iran deal, as France bristles

AP | MATTHEW LEE: The Trump administration on Tuesday pressed ahead with efforts to convince European allies to add tough new requirements to the Iran nuclear deal, a move met with deep skepticism in France where the foreign minister insisted “signatories must stand by their word.” A day after similar talks in London with British officials, U.S. […]

Rex Tillerson at Hoover

On Wednesday morning last week, I, as a research fellow with the Hoover Institution, got to attend a speech by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. It was followed by a Q&A session with former Secretary of State and my Hoover colleague Condoleezza Rice. Unfortunately, questions from the audience were not allowed. The talk was about […]

SYRIA: Tillerson’s Schizophrenia and Neocon-Approved “Assad Must Go” Policy

Daniel McAdamsRon Paul Institute Confirming that the US military presence inside Syria had little to do with fighting ISIS, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson unveiled in detail today the real US strategy for Syria: overthrow of the Assad government.  In a speech at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and introduced by President George W. Bush’s […]

Rex Tillerson Rewrites Syria, Ultimately Blames Iran, Essentially Declares War

WASHINGTON (Opinion) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson presented remarks on The Way Forward for the United States Regarding Syria to the Hoover Institute at Stanford on January 17. To start, Tillerson proved his mettle in lying for the U.S. Empire by blaming Syrian president Bashar al-Assad for the rise of ISIS. First Tillerson implied Assad […]

Trump’s Sec Of State Tillerson Says US Will Keep Military Presence In Syria Indefinitely

Press TV| US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has announced that US military will remain in Syria indefinitely, spelled out a US plan to advance a political transition in the country, and also called for closer cooperation with Russia to avoid conflict in “de-escalation zones.” In a speech about the future of the Syrian […]

Tillerson’s remarks on Crimea typical of US war whores

     The USA has no legitimate interest in who controls Crimea, Jerusalem, the South China Sea, and many other regions “We will never accept Russia’s occupation and attempted annexation of Crimea,” declaimed Rex Tillerson last week in Vienna. “Crimea-related sanctions will remain in place until Russia returns full control of the peninsula to Ukraine.” Tillerson’s […]

Look Who’s Interfering: Tillerson’s Thai Election Comment

By Tony Cartalucci US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson released a press statement regarding Thailand’s National Day. In it he expressed diplomatic greetings and well-wishing to the Thai people, but failed to resist also expressing American exceptionalism – stating, “we look forward to Thailand holding elections next year.” While the statement may seem rather innocuous […]

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