U.S. secretary of state says to expect a series of announcements from the American government pushing back against ICC 'in the coming days'
Michael Richard Pompeo was born December 30, 1963. He is a former three-term U.S. congressman from Kansas, and became the director of the Central Intelligence Agency and is now the 70th U.S. secretary of state under President Donald Trump.
Pompeo was born and raised in Southern California. He attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and spent five years in active duty. He graduated at Harvard Law School and ran two businesses before turning to politics.
Pompeo has stated that he opposes same-sex marriage and that abortions should only be allowed if necessary to save the life of the mother. He also opposed the Affordable Care Act.
Mike and his wife are affiliated with the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, teaching Sunday school and serving as a church deacon.
Washington recently imposed sanctions on two scientists and said it will end waivers allowing international companies to work on Iran’s civilian nuclear facilities
‘A regime that just days ago invoked The Final Solution and which regularly threatens to wipe Israel off the map must never obtain a nuclear weapon,' Pompeo says in a press statement announcing the move
The secretary of state tells Congress that Hong Kong does not continue to warrant special treatment under U.S. laws, which could effect special trade and economic relations with the territory
Israel thought it could navigate between the powers, but the coronavirus crisis has sharpened tensions, and Trump's reelection campaign is centered on blaming China
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Palestinians security forces that were placed to enforce coronavirus restrictions begin withdrawal from Area B, sources say ■ Meanwhile, Palestinian Authority rejects coronavirus aid shipment from UAE that landed in Israel
On Tuesday night, Palestinian president announced that the Palestinian Authority will end all agreements and understandings signed with Israel and the United States, including security agreements
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Leak of details of the operation, attributed to Israel, seems to be intentional, sending a clear message that the damage Iran can expect could be greater than what they can inflict on their adversaries
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Separately, 11 Democrats call on Pompeo to speak out against plans to annex parts of the West Bank, citing the same logic in the ICC letters: It preempts a final status deal
State Department officials say American concerns over Chinese involvement in major Israeli infrastructure projects came up during Pompeo's visit, West Bank annexation 'wasn't the top line' in discussions
In joint statement with Pompeo in Jerusalem, Netanyahu says government with Gantz – to be sworn in Thursday – is an opportunity
Smart sycophant Pompeo is visiting Israel this week mid-pandemic in a transparent attempt to avert the End Times for a desperate Trump. From the Palestinians to Iran, the Middle East will pay the price
The centrist leader won't win back his electorate, but he could at least try to convince the Trump administration unilateral annexation is a fatal blow to peace
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Visit to Jerusalem by U.S. secretary of state will be the first by an overseas dignitary since Israel effectively closed its borders to foreigners in March
Secretary of State to discuss coronavirus outbreak and regional developments with officials
Once the effects of the coronavirus lockdown become clear, preparations for a possible second wave in the fall will start ■ In the meantime, Netanyahu will go back to annexation, Syria and U.S.-China tensions ■ Army chief of staff wants to resume his pre-pandemic plans
U.S. envoy to Israel David Friedman says the Trump administration is ready to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the West Bank ‘within weeks’
'The Trump administration continues to engage in unprecedented propaganda warfare,' China's Global Times says in editorial
Pompeo's remarks during press briefing are the first public comment by a Trump administration official regarding the expected formation of a new government in Israel
Pompeo, who said sanctions don't apply to humanitarian supplies, said when asked if U.S. might reevaluate its stance on sanctions, 'would we ever rethink? – Of course'
Under the agreement, the U.S. would draw its forces down to 8,600 from 13,000 in the next 3-4 months, with the remaining U.S. forces withdrawing in 14 months
Iran's coronavirus death toll rose to 16 on Tuesday, the highest outside China, increasing its international isolation
Oman is concerned that the Trump administration's maximum pressure campaign against Iran, as well as rising tensions in the region, could harm tourism, economic growth, and oil interests