After keeping us guessing for weeks, Donald Trump has picked an oil man to be the United States' top diplomat. Like Donald Trump and a number of fellow cabinet members, Exxon chair and CEO Rex Tillerson has never held public office of any kind. Handicap or advantage? His close relationship with Putin is raising eyebrows on Capitol Hill, after having received the Kremlin's Order of Friendship. Where does this leave relations between the US, Russia and the rest of the world?
Produced by Andrew HILLIAR, François WIBAUX and Laure FOURQUET.
Political Strategist, Republican Party
Professor, University of Paris Diderot
Historian and expert on US foreign affairs
Founder, ACAPITAL Equity Investment Fund