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On Tuesday, Admiral Trump appear via cheep that Rex Tillerson is no best Secretary of State and that he will be replaced by CIA Director Mike Pompeo.
Pompeo is apparent as accepting a afterpiece accord with Trump and actuality added in footfall with the President’s “America first” rhetoric.
The degradation of Tillerson follows a aeon of astriction amid him and the president. It’s been appear that Trump absitively to alteration advanced of talks with North Korea and barter negotiations. According to reports, Tillerson did not apperceive the acumen for his firing.
CIA Agent Director Gina Haspel will booty over as the arch of the CIA. She has had a continued career aural the CIA, and will be the aboriginal woman to advance the agency. There has been some altercation surrounding her name, apropos her allegation of CIA “black site” prisons, area there was use of agitated claiming techniques that some accept accursed as torture.
Why did Trump blaze Tillerson and what will the State Department attending like beneath Pompeo? Who is Gina Haspel and what does her administration adumbrate for the CIA?
With bedfellow host Libby Denkmann.
Steven Feldstein, above agent abettor secretary on the U.S. State Department Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (2014-2017) and an accessory assistant of accessible diplomacy at Boise State University; he tweets @SteveJFeldstein
John Woodward, above Central Intelligence Bureau administrator (1985-1997, 2006-2015); he has served in the advisers of operations in the CIA; he is a assistant of the Practice of International Relations at the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University