Friday, March 23, 2018

What Now for Washington's Relations with the World? | Inside Story

It was an abrupt end, by tweet. After months of speculation and denial, Donald Trump turned to Twitter to fire America's top diplomat.

Democrats say the loss of Rex Tillerson is yet another sign of chaos in the White House. Trump blames policy differences and lack of "personal chemistry" for the departure of the US Secretary of State.

The president's choice to replace him is CIA Director Mike Pompeo - whom he says, shares the same 'thought process'.

Will Rex Tillerson’s replacement toe the line with the President’s vision for foreign policy?

Presenter: Laura Kyle | Guests: Michael O'Hanlon - Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; James Moran - Associate Senior Research Fellow, Center of European Policy Studies; Glenn Carle - Former CIA officer