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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson makes his way to his seat before the Strategic Dialogue on Disrupting Transnational Criminal Organizations at the State Department on Dec. 14. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For Rex Tillerson, A Rocky First Year As Trump's Secretary Of State

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson could be replaced by CIA Director Mike Pompeo in as soon as a few weeks, according to multiple media reports. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Rohingya refugee boy looks on at Balukhali refugee camp in the Bangladeshi district of Ukhia on Wednesday. An estimated 618,000 Muslim Rohingya have fled mainly Buddhist Myanmar since a military crackdown was launched in Rakhine in August. Refugees describe a campaign of rape, murder and arson. Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on Sept. 16 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspecting a launching drill of the Hwasong-12 ballistic missile at an undisclosed location. Kim vowed to complete North Korea's nuclear force despite sanctions, state media reported. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. To Impose More Sanctions On North Korea, But How Effective Will They Be?

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York is being blamed by President Trump for promoting a visa program that was used by the alleged driver of the truck in the New York terrorist attack. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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The new instructions affect people applying for visas at U.S. embassies and consulates in six Muslim-majority countries, including the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan, shown here in 2009. Ashraf Shazly/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. and South Korean soldiers of the combined 2nd Infantry Division train at Camp Red Cloud in Uijeongbu, South Korea, in 2015. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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In Trump Meeting With South Korean Leader, A Chance To Reaffirm 'Ironclad' Ties

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