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"That fact is, he lacks the basic management skills required to allow good people be their best".

"Pompeo is very interested in waging a war similar to the Iraq war by citing international regulations", Khorram wrote. "European powers will play a role in balancing his desire". And I have members of my family in the military.

Haberman referenced a reported incident from last year where Tillerson called Trump a "moron" and did not deny that he made the remark. Tillerson had sought to mediate the crisis among the U.S. allies.

In the UAE on Wednesday, the English-language Khaleej Times borrowed from the U.S. president's show-biz days for its headline: "YOU'RE FIRED!" Saudi Arabia's English-language Arab News had the same headline.

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Orban is expected to continue his economic policies, with income tax cuts and incentives to boost growth, analysts have said. Rivals say that leaves open the possibility of an upset and are urging voters to turn out in record numbers.

Trump needed a big name at Foggy Bottom, the phrase long-time Washingtonians use to describe the State Department.

Rex Tillerson's most egregious offense as secretary of state was that he spoke truth to power. He added that he also had concerns about Pompeo's previously stated support for waterboarding and other interrogation techniques - despite Pompeo's promise at his CIA confirmation hearing to uphold the laws prohibiting torture - and his support for resuming the bulk collection of metadata. Jonathan Swan of Axios provides insight into Pompeo's nomination. The report caused various lawmakers to call for his resignation. Abbas wrote in a front-page editorial. "Or was he surrounded by so many State Department officials still stuck in the Obama era that they undermined his ability to act?" He also implied Gulf Arab unhappiness with Tillerson led to his ouster.

Kuwait, which has sought to broker an end to the Qatar crisis, offered no immediate comment, though a local newspaper described Tillerson's departure as striking "like an earthquake" in a headline.

As Tillerson's likely replacement, Pompeo will have to assume a higher public profile and the risks that accompany pronouncing policy on international controversies even when the president might impulsively tweet out the exact opposite position - without even consulting his secretary.

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo - like Tillerson, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and national security adviser Gen. H.R. McMaster - understands the high stakes of keeping smart, level-headed thinkers in the most consequential Cabinet positions.

Tillerson was right all along.

"I think if you look at the president's administration, I'd make the argument that it is by a factor of 10 a more ideologically diverse administration than [former President Barack] Obama's was", Andy Surabian, a former special assistant to Trump and deputy White House strategist, told Business Insider.

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