Rex Tillerson

[OP-ED]: On North Korea: Bluster in search of strategy

 04/24/2017 - 10:32
A U-2 high-altitude reconnaissance plane landed at the US air base in Osan, south of Seoul (South Korea) after completing a mission on the eve of the anniversary of the founding of the North Korean Army. Concern over the possibility of North Korea holding a sixth nuclear test on the occasion of the anniversary is growing. EFE
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Every American administration takes a while to settle into a basic approach to the world. President Trump’s team has had a rockier start than most, with many important positions in every key agency still unfilled.

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Monday, April 24, 2017 - 10:15am
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A U-2 high-altitude reconnaissance plane landed at the US air base in Osan, south of Seoul (South Korea) after completing a mission on the eve of the anniversary of the founding of the North Korean Army. Concern over the possibility of North Korea holding a sixth nuclear test on the occasion of the anniversary is growing. EFE

[OP-ED]: Sobre Corea del Norte: fanfarronadas en la búsqueda de una estrategia.

 04/24/2017 - 10:23
Un avión de reconocimiento a gran altitud U-2 aterriza en la base aérea estadounidense de Osan, al sur de Seúl (Corea del Sur) tras cumplir una misión en la víspera del aniversario de la fundación del Ejército norcoreano. Aumenta la preocupación por la posibilidad de que Corea del Norte realice una sexta prueba nuclear con motivo del aniversario. EFE
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A cada administración estadounidense le toma un tiempo establecer un enfoque básico del mundo. El equipo del presidente Trump tuvo un comienzo más complicado que el de la mayoría, con varios puestos importantes en cada agencia principal que aún siguen vacantes. 

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Monday, April 24, 2017 - 10:15am
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Un avión de reconocimiento a gran altitud U-2 aterriza en la base aérea estadounidense de Osan, al sur de Seúl (Corea del Sur) tras cumplir una misión en la víspera del aniversario de la fundación del Ejército norcoreano. Aumenta la preocupación por la posibilidad de que Corea del Norte realice una sexta prueba nuclear con motivo del aniversario. EFE

Tillerson attacks Iran nuclear deal and vows a "comprehensive review"

 04/20/2017 - 05:14
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on April 19 said the Iran nuclear deal “really does not achieve” its goal of preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons.
In the photo, Tillerson speaks at the US-Saudi Arabia CEO Summit at the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC, USA, 19 April 2017. EPA/TASOS KATOPODIS
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Secretary of state toughened his tone with Iran and said it will launch a review of a 2015 nuclear agreement that "really does not achieve"  its goal

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 5:00am
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on April 19 said the Iran nuclear deal “really does not achieve” its goal of preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons.

In the photo, Tillerson speaks at the US-Saudi Arabia CEO Summit at the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC, USA, 19 April 2017. EPA/TASOS KATOPODIS

At least 36 ISIS militants killed in US 'mother of all bombs' attack

 04/14/2017 - 02:59
A GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) bomb being prepared for testing at the Eglin Air Force Armament Center, Florida, USA, on Mar. 11, 2003. EPA/Department of Defense
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GBU-43/B device is the largest non-nuclear bomb US has used in combat.  The bombing killed at least 36 members of the Islamic State (IS) and also destroyed several important installations, the Afghan Ministry of Defense announced on Friday.

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Friday, April 14, 2017 - 2:45am
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A GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) bomb being prepared for testing at the Eglin Air Force Armament Center, Florida, USA, on Mar. 11, 2003. EPA/Department of Defense

Trump says US relations with Russia 'may be at all-time low'

 04/13/2017 - 04:30
Donald Trump: ‘We’re not getting along with Russia at all’.  EPA/SHAWN THEW
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President Donald Trump said Wednesday that US-Russia relations could be at their lowest point ever, adding that only time will tell how his dialogue with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, unfolds.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 4:00am
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Donald Trump: ‘We’re not getting along with Russia at all’.  EPA/SHAWN THEW

Russia says useless to give ultimatums ahead of talks with Tillerson

 04/12/2017 - 07:12
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson disembarks from his plane as he arrives at the Vnukovo airport, in Moscow, Russia, Apr. 11, 2017. EPA/YURI KOCHETKOV
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In a statement published on the Department of State's website, Tillerson suggested Russia choose between supporting the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and an alliance with the West.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 7:00am
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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson disembarks from his plane as he arrives at the Vnukovo airport, in Moscow, Russia, Apr. 11, 2017. EPA/YURI KOCHETKOV

Tillerson Visits Moscow as Tensions over Syria Erupt

 04/12/2017 - 03:06
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the US embassy in Moscow, on Tuesday evening. Photo: Serguéi Lavrov/EFE
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Russian president claims Assad’s opponents intend to carry out false-flag chemical attacks to justify more US strikes

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 2:45am
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the US embassy in Moscow, on Tuesday evening. Photo: Serguéi Lavrov/EFE

[OP-ED]: A strike is not a strategy

 04/11/2017 - 14:40
A handout photo made available by the US Navy Office of Information shows the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launching a missile strike while in the Mediterranean Sea, Apr. 7, 2017. EPA
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There is much to applaud in President Trump’s decision to attack the Bashar Assad regime this week. It punished a regime that has engaged in war crimes against its own people. It upheld an international norm against chemical weapons.

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 2:30pm
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A handout photo made available by the US Navy Office of Information shows the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launching a missile strike while in the Mediterranean Sea, Apr. 7, 2017. EPA

What's Next in Syria and North Korea?

 04/11/2017 - 03:46
U.S warships during an exercise in the Korean Peninsula on Monday. EFE/Jeon Heon-Kyun
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 While Tillerson is attending a G7 summit in Italy to discuss Syria and ways to counter the Islamic State terror organization, North Korea says 'ready for war' after US redeploys navy strike team

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 3:15am
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U.S warships during an exercise in the Korean Peninsula on Monday. EFE/Jeon Heon-Kyun

Trump's Plan for Syria: Wait for Global Response

 04/10/2017 - 03:39
State Rex Tillerson said Sunday in an interview that last week"s chemical attack in Syria was due to Russia"s "failure" to guarantee the destruction of the chemical arsenal controlled by Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.  EFE/Virginia Mayo/Pool
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The U.S.-led forces battling the Islamic State in Syria have sharply reduced airstrikes as they await a possible response from Russian and Syrian government forces to President Trump’s missile strike on a Syrian base last week.

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Monday, April 10, 2017 - 3:15am
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State Rex Tillerson said Sunday in an interview that last week"s chemical attack in Syria was due to Russia"s "failure" to guarantee the destruction of the chemical arsenal controlled by Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.  EFE/Virginia Mayo/Pool

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