Some Former Diplomats Worry About Planned State Department Changes

August 04, 2017 01:27 AM
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is defending his efforts to "redesign" the State Department, saying it is an employee-led process to make its workforce more effective, with no preconceived outcomes. Former State Department officials foreign policy experts are expressing concern that the Trump administration plans to de-emphasize promoting democracy and human rights in U.S. foreign policy. VOA's Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine has the story from the State Department.