Rexit shows Trump is shaping team of hawks more closely aligned with his own thinking

Mr Tillerson's ouster is also a sign of continued turbulence in US foreign policy

WASHINGTON - The replacement of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with CIA director Mike Pompeo signals a State Department more in line with President Donald Trump's hard line on key challenges abroad.

Mr Pompeo must now go through a confirmation process, and most observers assess that he will be confirmed.

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