Trump stood solemnly and saluted the remains of civilian Scott A. Wirtz of St. Louis, Missouri, as his body was carried from a C-17 military aircraft into a waiting van on a bitterly cold, wind-whipped tarmac
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.
Next month, Washington will convene 70 world leaders in Warsaw in an attempt to form an alliance against Iran. But they all remember Trump's zigzagging policies
The president's policy-by-tweet handling of Syria undercuts the credibility of his senior staffers, who spent months prior to his announcement advocating against the move, and are now scrambling to pacify Mideast allies
Pompeo told reporters he had also raised a number of human rights issues with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, including women’s rights activists who have been detained and allegedly tortured for months
United States, an ally of the six-nation Sunni Muslim GCC, sees the rift as a threat to efforts to contain Iran and has pushed for a united Gulf front
Iranian Foreign Ministry tells senior Polish diplomat decision is 'hostile act against Iran'
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tells Fox News the gathering, which will be held in Poland, will 'focus on Middle East stability' and making sure Iran is not a destabilizing influence in the region
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo leaves Egypt for Bahrain, UAE to call for increasing pressure on Iran, tell partners U.S. won't abandon region
Pompeo said the U.S. will not let Iran turn Syria into the next Lebanon, and will act to 'expel every Iranian boot' from Syria
'It's important that we do everything we can to ensure that those folks that fought with us are protected,' secretary of state says in Iraqi Kurdistan, amid Turkish threats
A Saudi court recently held first hearing, in which prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for five of 11 suspects in the case ■ Visit is part of U.S. secretary of state's Mideast tour, which will not include a stop in Israel
Mike Pompeo says the launches use ballistic missile technology and would therefore violate a UN resolution
Netanyahu to meet with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday and National Security Adviser John Bolton on Sunday; White House 'positively considering' request
Organizations express worry that deals meant to curb looting would prevent Jews now living in the United States from retrieving personal and community belongings from their countries of origin
Analysis Netanyahu's Meeting With Pompeo Is a Warning to Iran and Lebanon – Before Israel Takes Military Action
Israel is worried about Hezbollah's improved missile arsenal as well as its shift in focus from Syria to Lebanon, and it can count on Trump's uncontested support
The prime minister and U.S. secretary of state lit Hanukkah candles and discussed regional developments
The premier and the U.S. secretary of state were supposed to meet later this week but the meeting was rescheduled because of George Bush Sr.'s funeral
U.S. president pledges support for the victims and their families. Pompeo: 'This holiday marks victory for religious freedom' ■ Canada's Trudeau: 'We cannot waver in defending dignity'
Tehran conducted a test that violates a UN resolution on the international nuclear agreement as part of an increase in such activity, U.S. secretary of state warns
Defying White House, Senate votes to advance resolution to end U.S. military support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen's civil war ■ Defense chief, state secretary say no hard evidence MbS involved in killing, seemingly contradicting CIA
On November 26, 2008, 10 members of an Islamic terrorist organization based in Pakistan carried out a series of 12 coordinated shooting and bombing attacks throughout the Indian city
A senior U.S. official told a small group of reporters that a follow-up meeting to the historic Singapore summit is 'likely sometime after the first of the year'
Move is described by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as an 'efficiency' move, but comes with significant symbolic constraints, since U.S. policy towards the Palestinians will now be directed out of the embassy to Israel
The two ambassadors sat next to each other at the annual dinner of the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs in Washington in a uncommon joint public appearance
After a meeting between Secretary of State Pompeo and Kim Jong Un over the weekend, Trump tells reporters that 'incredible' progress has been made
The White House has come under sharp criticism for remaining silent, even after multiple reports emerged that Khashoggi was either kidnapped or murdered by Saudi Arabia
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with South Korean president immediately after visiting Pyongyang, says that second summit will occur 'as soon as possible'
Bolton says U.S. taking steps to avoid exposure to binding decisions by the International Court of Justice, accuses it of being 'politicized and ineffective'
'By sustaining revenues to the regime you are solidifying Iran’s ranking as (the) No. 1 state sponsor of terror,' U.S. secretary of state says
Pompeo says his Obama-era predecessor John Kerry has been 'actively undermining' U.S. policy on Iran