• Macron receives Pompeo but is already looking towards Biden

    Macron receives Pompeo but is already looking towards Biden

    Emmanuel Macron is forced on Monday to a balancing act by receiving the head of American diplomacy Mike Pompeo, who has still not recognized the defeat of Donald Trump, while already turning to his relationship with the future president of the States- United, Joe Biden.
  • Donald Trump's denial destabilizes US diplomacy

    Donald Trump's denial destabilizes US diplomacy

    The leaders of the allied countries of the United States rushed Tuesday, November 10 to pledge their cooperation to the future president-elect Joe Biden. Despite this, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters of the prospect of a 'second' term for Donald Trump, confusing and angering American diplomats stationed abroad.
  • Pompeo Declares Confucius Institute Part of Beijing’s ‘Propaganda Apparatus,’ Applies ‘Foreign Mission’ Designation

    Pompeo Declares Confucius Institute Part of Beijing’s ‘Propaganda Apparatus,’ Applies ‘Foreign Mission’ Designation

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Thursday that the State Department has designated the Confucius Institute U.S. Center as a “foreign mission.” Confucius institutes, present on college campuses throughout the world, have the stated aim of promoting knowledge of Chinese language and culture. However, the institutes are funded by the Chinese government and have …
  • ‘Enormous Price to Pay’: Pompeo Says He Warned Russian Foreign Minister against Bounties on U.S. Troops

    ‘Enormous Price to Pay’: Pompeo Says He Warned Russian Foreign Minister against Bounties on U.S. Troops

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that he warned Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov against placing bounties on the heads of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, assuring him there would be “an enormous price to pay.” “If the Russians are offering money to kill Americans, or for that matter other Westerns as well, there will …
  • Pompeo Warned Russia About Bounties to Taliban for Killing U.S. Troops in Afghanistan

    Pompeo Warned Russia About Bounties to Taliban for Killing U.S. Troops in Afghanistan

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly warned Russia’s foreign minister last month about alleged bounty payments that Russia offered Taliban militants to target U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Pompeo warned Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov against placing bounties on the heads of American soldiers during a July 13 phone call, the New York Times reported, citing …
  • U.S. ready to help Lebanon

    U.S. ready to help Lebanon

    According to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, new measures will be announced to help the people of Lebanon. “We stand ready to assist the government of Lebanon as it grapples with this horrible tragedy,” he stated. “You’ll see the United States announce a number of things we intend to do to assist the people of …
  • Former U.S. Ambassador Labels Pompeo Speech on China a ‘Psychotic Rant’ in Interview with Chinese Propaganda Outlet

    Former U.S. Ambassador Labels Pompeo Speech on China a ‘Psychotic Rant’ in Interview with Chinese Propaganda Outlet

    Charles “Chas” Freeman, a veteran U.S. diplomat who served in East Asia and as ambassador to Saudi Arabia, slammed a speech by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as a “psychotic rant” in an interview Wednesday with a Chinese propaganda outlet. In his July 23 speech at the Nixon Presidential Library, Pompeo said, “Securing our freedoms …
  • Regrounding U.S. Diplomacy in America’s Founding Principles

    Regrounding U.S. Diplomacy in America’s Founding Principles

    The yearlong controversy over the State Department’s Commission on Unalienable Rights illustrates the potency of the intolerant and uncivil passions afflicting the nation. It also underscores the urgency of the commission’s report, which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo presented to the public last Thursday in a speech in Philadelphia at the National Constitution Center and in …
  • Trump’s Former Pennsylvania Campaign Chair Lobbies for TikTok

    Trump’s Former Pennsylvania Campaign Chair Lobbies for TikTok

    President Trump’s former Pennsylvania campaign chairman has been lobbying for TikTok in the U.S. since January of this year. David Urban, who is now president of the American Continental Group, has been described by Trump as “one of my good friends.” A former artillery officer in the U.S. army, Urban helped oversee an upset victory …
  • Pompeo Announces New Sanctions on Huawei Personnel

    Pompeo Announces New Sanctions on Huawei Personnel

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced new sanctions on Huawei personnel on Wednesday. “The State Department will impose visa restrictions on certain employees of the Chinese technology companies like Huawei that provide material support to regimes engaging in human rights violations and abuses globally,” Pompeo said at a press conference. The details of the sanctions …