North Korean Issue Repeatedly Raised on Tillerson's Asia Visit - Voice of America

Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson before their meeting at at the Great Hall of the People, March 19, 2017, in Beijing, China. (REUTERS/Lintao Zhang/Pool). Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...and more »

News outlets hit Rex Tillerson for excluding media pool from trip because he's “not a big media access person” - Salon

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may have been marginalized within the administration of President Donald Trump, but he certainly seems to have adopted his boss' disdain for being accessible to the press. During his first interview as secretary of ...and more »

North Korea says it's not afraid of US military strike -

Pyongyang reacts with disdain after US Secretary of State Tillerson warned 'all options are on the table'. 20 Mar 2017 21:45 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. A launch drill of Hwasong artillery units as shown in this undated ...and more »

State Department: Tillerson's rhetoric doesn't give China free pass on human rights - Washington Examiner

The State Department on Monday defended Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's remarks in China that some said were a rhetorical concession to Chinese leaders and said Tillerson only meant to signal the desire for a cooperative relationship. "I think the ...and more »

Rex Tillerson Is Still Acting Like a CEO - The New Yorker

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's behavior toward the press makes clear that his conception of “diplomacy” is that bargains are struck on the basis of private interests. ExxonMobil's global headquarters are situated on a campus in Irving, Texas ...and more »

Rex Tillerson isn't into 'press access' — and that might be a good thing - Washington Post (blog)

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's decision not to allow a contingent of reporters to accompany him on his Asia trip — as surely he anticipated — hasn't gone over well with the news media. The fact that the one reporter allowed to go on the trip ...and more »

The 'Tillerson Is Tired' Meme And Things That Happen In A News Vacuum - NPR

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's inaugural trip to East Asia was marred by misunderstandings that arguably could have been avoided had Tillerson followed decades-old practice and spoken for himself — to the State Department press corps aboard his ...and more »

US, South Korea to conduct naval exercises -

Naval forces from South Korea and the United States say upcoming exercises are intended to boost regional security in response to North Korean threats. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Department of Defense. March 20 (UPI) -- Naval forces from the United ...and more »

Rex Tillerson's view of media access is completely backward - Washington Post

This post has been updated. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has it backward. He thinks press access is about him. On his just-completed trip to Asia, Tillerson allowed only one journalist, Erin McPike of the Independent Journal Review, to travel with him.and more »

(LEAD) White House expresses concern about N. Korea's rocket engine test - Yonhap News

"We continue to be concerned with North Korea's activity. That's why not only have we continued to have conversations with officials in Japan and South Korea, but continue to urge China to step in and play a larger role in deterring both the ballistic ...and more »