Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “State Department”

Tillerson’s Perception Problem

Tillerson is creating the impression that he doesn’t really know what he’s doing and isn’t seeking guidance from the career officials who would be able to help him learn.

Posted March 20th, 2017

Trump and the Dissent Channel

Telling diplomats that sign dissent channel letters to “get with the program” shows the White House’s desire to ignore professional advice.

Posted January 31st, 2017

The Diplomats for Unnecessary War

It is rarely a good sign when diplomats are the ones pushing for military action.

Posted June 17th, 2016