Politics, North America
Another Bannon-neocon alliance of convenience could spell doom for the State Department’s top Asia official.
“Rubio and Bannon unite,” the former White House chief strategist e-mailed me Thursday night. “Susan Thornton can never be confirmed.”
In late December, when I profiled Stephen K. Bannon and his war on Thornton—a policy veteran widely distrusted by China hawks—former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had tapped Thornton as Assistant Secretary of State...