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Three dump trucks in a barren landscape

Exxon and oil sands go on trial in New York climate fraud case


The New York attorney general says Exxon used two sets of books and misled investors by downplaying the potential costs of carbon emissions

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis walks past a row of Chinese soldiers

Defense chief Mattis resigns after clashing with Trump on policies

Then secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, listens as President Donald Trump holds a cabinet meeting at the White House.

Former Secretary of State Tillerson warns of US ethical crisis

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Closeup of Ronan Farrow

Ronan Farrow: Foreign policy mistakes show US diplomacy needs reform, not reversal

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Pompeo at Senate confirmation hearing

Pompeo nomination consolidates climate skepticism in Trump administration

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A combination photo shows US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and CIA Director Mike Pompeo

So, what does Pompeo have that Tillerson doesn’t?

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On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump replaced US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo. In his new pick for secretary, Trump someone who agrees with him on major foreign policy issues.


Foreign policy and fragile states: A town hall discussion


“There is a history of unexpected threats emerging from unexpected places, as we learned from Afghanistan. It is in both our national security interest and in line with our values to help fragile states.”

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

After troubled tenure, Trump ousts Tillerson for Pompeo

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US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had replaced US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo, and had tapped Gina Haspel to lead the CIA.

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and Amb. Wendy Sherman speaking at Wellesley College.

Madeleine Albright: ‘Many of the best diplomats are women’


Does gender play a role in the art of diplomacy? A discussion with Madeleine Albright and Wendy Sherman on gender, diplomacy and the Trump administration.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivers remarks to members of the press after a meeting about North Korea's nuclear program at the United Nations headquarters in New York City, Dec. 15, 2017.

Tillerson urges long halt to North Korea weapons tests before any talks


US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday urged North Korea to carry out a “sustained cessation” of weapons testing to allow the two countries to hold talks about Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programs.