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    Can Tillerson Ease Tensions With North Korea?

    “We are not your enemy.” That’s the message U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wants North Korea to hear as he heads to Asia this week for a security meeting. It could be a sign that the White House wants to dial down tensions between Washington and Pyongyang, but it’s unclear whether Tillerson can effectively speak for a president who’s rattled his saber after North Korea’s launch of two ICBMs within a month. Either way, he’s made it clear dialogue is impossible unless Pyongyang gives up its nuclear goals.  

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