With a potential eye on a 2024 presidential run, Pompeo has doubled down on his support for Trump in the last week
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.
It's an open secret that Iran has become a haven for Al-Qaida, so why did the secretary of state see fit to call Tehran out for it only now?
EU declines meetings with Trump secretary of state; NATO tries to keep it low key
Eight days before Trump leaves White House, Pompeo alleges that Iran supported the group and gave safe haven to its leaders, despite some skepticism within the intelligence community and Congress
The outgoing secretary of state is set to use recently declassified documents to connect Al-Qaida to Iran in a last-ditch bid to exert maximum pressure on Tehran
U.S. secretary of state will use newly declassified intelligence to allege that Iran has given safe haven and support to Al-Qaida, according to sources
Pompeo cited Cuba's support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Columbian rebels, as well as accusing the country of 'repeatedly providing support for acts of international terrorism'
Pompeo's designation of the Houthis as a terrorist organization could be a matter of 'life or death,' says humanitarian source, while others warn it could polarize the conflict
Announcement follows U.S. recognition of Morocco’s sovereignty over the disputed territory earlier this month, a move condemned by former National Security Adviser John Bolton
The new guidelines were drawn up after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the decision during a visit to the region last month ■ Goods from Area A and Area B to be labeled 'made in West Bank'
Removal of the designation, which dates back to the 1990s, has been a major incentive for Sudan to normalize relations with Israel
U.S. and other NATO allies have long been odds over Turkey's military intervention in Syria and Libya, as well as its dispute with Greece in the eastern Mediterranean
The Israel boycott movement is a dismal failure, but the hard-right in the U.S. and Israel is determined to keep it alive. And Pompeo has excellent reasons to join this illusory crusade
Saudi FM tweets 'no such meeting occurred' after a senior Saudi adviser tells the Wall Street Journal that normalization and Iran were on the agenda at the trilateral secret meeting
Saudi adviser confirms to the Wall Street Journal that normalization and Iran were discussed at the secret meeting in Saudi Arabia on Sunday ■ Gantz and FM Ashkenazi were left in the dark, sources say
Pompeo used his visit to Israel and the settlements to push forward his pet ideological project and advance his post-Trump political career
The Trump administration is attempting to ramp up pressure on Iran before Biden takes office as president. Biden has said he wants to return to rapprochement with Iran
The attack in Kabul, claimed by Islamic State militants, killed eight and wounded 31 people
While Pompeo makes unprecedented visit to a West Bank settlement, a General Assembly committee redoubled its commitment to a two-state solution with 163 states voting in favor
On the second day of his Israel trip, U.S. secretary of state meets Netanyahu, announces push to sanction 'hateful' and 'antisemitic' BDS groups
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to a settlement winery this week reflects how the humble grape has proved an unlikely secret weapon in settlers’ efforts to normalize the occupation. Plus, how good are Psagot wines? Five wine aficionados put four of them to the test
Speaking alongside Netanyahu and Bahrain's foreign minister, U.S. secretary of state says Tehran's 'influence in waning' ■ Bahrain's al-Zayani urges Israeli-Palestinian negotiations: 'The conflict must be solved'
Bahraini official says Abdullatif Al Zayani will hold talks on areas of cooperation raised during Israeli delegation's visit to Manama last month, and a U.S. delegation is set to arrive in Manama in November
Pompeo wine has been sold at this Israeli settlement winery for a year
Faced with the most unpredictable president to ever sit in the White House, Israeli officials are trying to decipher Trump's intentions about Iran until January
Hours after withering criticism over his comments, Secretary of State Pompeo, a close ally and appointee of Trump, was asked in a Fox News interview if he was 'being serious'
Secretary of state cites the UAE's normalization agreement with Israel, says proposed sale would let the Gulf country 'defend itself against heightened threats from Iran'
The decision reverses decades of policy and follows Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and moving of the U.S. embassy there
Third ceasefire since October 10 agreed on Sunday after separate talks in Washington, but clashes between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces resume