The arrival of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the State Department February 1 (he was sworn in the night before) seems to have reduced the risk that some observers predicted in late January of a mass departure of State Department personnel. So it appears the revolution is on hold. That said, the tough job ahead for Secretary Tillerson will be to get his new team of senior officials installed and operational at State, while adapting to the unique culture of that organization.

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