- John Kirby has advice for Tillerson as he asks State Department employees for their views
- Among other things, he urges Tillerson to explain himself and US foreign policy
CNN national security analyst John Kirby is a retired rear admiral in the US Navy who was a spokesman for both the State and Defense departments in the Obama administration. The views expressed in this commentary are his own.
(CNN)Secretary of State Rex Tillerson kicked off his "listening" tour of the State Department with an online survey that employees are being encouraged to fill out.