The new secretary of state has hawkish views and is a loyalist to Trump above all else
Mike Pompeo will arrive at the state department with two assets in the eyes of his new staff. He is not Rex Tillerson and for the time being he seems to have a rapport with the president.
The outgoing secretary of state was choked and emotional as he said goodbye to colleagues , but there were few noticeable tears among its employees. The air in the corridors of the vast headquarters in Foggy Bottom was cautiously cheerful.