Why Tillerson is being shown the door

It's no wonder US President Donald Trump no longer needs Mr Rex Tillerson. In little more than a year as Secretary of State, he proved incapable of the deal-making magic his boss sought at the beginning of his administration.

Nowhere was the shortcoming more pronounced than on Russia.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 15, 2018, with the headline 'Why Tillerson is being shown the door'. Print Edition | Subscribe