Sunday, March 19, 2017

Rex Tillerson to meet up Turkish President

Alfred Griffith,

Tillerson image from article
Speaking in Tokyo at the start of a trip to Asia focused on the threat from North Korea, [Secretary of State] Tillerson defended the cuts [in the State Department budget] as a necessary correction to a "historically high" budget that had grown to address conflicts overseas in which the United States was engaged, as well as disaster aid. It is often called "public diplomacy", but that hardly does justice to the fact that eyes around the world are on the United States. In past cases when press access was limited, the State Department arranged for a journalist to join and send pool reports to other news outlets. ... 

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