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Rex Tillerson, former CEO of Exxon/Mobil is confirmed as Secretary of State. But his stake in Russia’s energy industry could create a very blurry line between his interests as an oilman and his role as America’s leading diplomat.

Rex Tillerson, former CEO of Exxon/Mobil is confirmed as Secretary of State. Source: Click HERE.

With operations on six continents, Exxon Mobil is in some ways a state within a state. As its chief executive, Mr. Tillerson struck deals with repressive governments — in at least one case, against the advice of the State Department. Source: Click HERE.

But Mr. Tillerson’s stake in Russia’s energy industry could create a very blurry line between his interests as an oilman and his role as America’s leading diplomat.

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