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A Second North Korea Summit

The Trump administration was quick to tout a deal with North Korea. But facts are stubborn things.
Tags: News, North Korea, Singapore, Kim Jong-un, Vietnam, Bolton, Trump, Humanitarian Aid, Mike, John R, Public Broadcasting Service, Pompeo, Donald J, United States International Relations, Embargoes and Sanctions, Nuclear Tests


Pompeo says US has 'defeated the ISIS caliphate,' but work remains

Less than a week after a deadly ISIS-claimed attack in Syria, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo touted the gains the US and its partners have made in the fight against the terrorist organization.
Tags: Isis, US, Syria, Cnn, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo


Top US Diplomat For Europe Resigns After 16 Months On The Job

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. diplomat for Europe is resigning after only 16 months on the job in a blow to efforts to maintain trans-Atlantic unity amid questions about the Trump administration’s commitment to historic alliances. The State Department said Tuesday that Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell would leave his post in mid-February. “Wess has done an outstanding job as assistant secretary,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. “I have valued his...
Tags: Europe, News, Washington, US, Eu, European Union, Iran, Ap, Atlantic, Brussels, State Department, The Washington Post, Imf, Mitchell, Trump, State


Davos 2019: Pompeo says Brexit shows 'new winds are blowing'; Bolsonaro spooks green activists - live!

Rolling coverage of the first day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, including appearances from Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro, Mike Pompeo, Sir David Attenborough and New Zealand PM Jacinda ArdernLatest: Pompeo on ‘winds of change’ such as BrexitCiti CEO says Brexit will go down to the wireBrazil’s president outlines economic plansPrince William interviews Attenborough (rather gently)1,500 private jets expected 4.21pm GMT Down the corridor from the Davos congress hall, the head of the World Ban...
Tags: Amazon, Business, Economics, UK News, World news, US news, Stock Markets, Davos, New Zealand, Brazil, World Bank, William, David Attenborough, Brexit, Attenborough, World Economic Forum


Davos 2019: Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro and US's Mike Pompeo speak - live!

Rolling coverage of the first day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, including appearances from Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro, Prince William, Sir David Attenborough and New Zealand PM Jacinda ArdernLatest: Brazil’s president speaksPrince William interviews AttenboroughSir David: Humans must act before whole communities are exterminatedCiti boss hopes for reason to prevail on Brexit1,500 private jets expected 3.24pm GMT On geopolitics, Pompeo says “We face many new threats, some not so new”.He ...
Tags: Business, Isis, Iraq, US, Economics, UK News, World news, US news, Syria, Stock Markets, Davos, New Zealand, Brazil, William, David Attenborough, World Economic Forum


Pompeo considering Kansas Senate bid

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is considering a run for a Kansas Senate seat seriously enough that he met Sunday with leading GOP consultant Ward Baker, a source with knowledge of the situation confirmed to CNN.
Tags: News, Gop, Stories, State, Kansas Senate, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, Ward Baker


Editorial Observer: Iran and the United States: Doomed to Be Forever Enemies?

President Trump and hard-line advisers want to isolate and undermine the government in Tehran. Engagement is a better option.
Tags: News, Obama, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Reagan, Iran, United States, Terrorism, Middle East, Poland, Nuclear Weapons, Bolton, Tehran, Yemen, Defense Department, Hezbollah


Pompeo considering Kansas Senate bid

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is considering a run for a Kansas Senate seat seriously enough that he met Sunday with leading GOP consultant Ward Baker, a source with knowledge of the situation confirmed to CNN.
Tags: Cnn, Gop, State, Kansas Senate, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, Ward Baker


British Officials Worried About Angering Trump Over ISIS Captives

A British court ruling opened a rare window onto tense diplomatic negotiations over the fate of two Britons accused of imprisoning and beheading Western hostages as part of a notorious ISIS cell.
Tags: Isis, News, Terrorism, Capital punishment, Justice Department, Great Britain, Trump, Mike, Pompeo, Mattis, Sessions, Politics And Government, United States Politics and Government, Kotey, Donald J, United States International Relations


Trump Meets With North Korean Envoy To Resume Stalled Denuclearization Talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump met with a North Korean envoy Friday as the two sides worked to resume stalled efforts to end the North’s nuclear weapons program by arranging a second summit with leader Kim Jong Un. Trump and former spy chief Kim Yong Chol were to discuss relations between the two countries and continued progress on what White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said was “North Korea’s final, fully verified denuclearization.” Kim Yong Chol earlier held talks ...
Tags: New York, News, Washington, North Korea, White House, China, Singapore, Ap, Beijing, Kim Jong Un, North, State Department, Kim, Donald Trump, Seoul, Trump


Trump meets North Korea's lead negotiator

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made no comments during a camera spray at the top of his meeting with North Korea's Kim Yong Chol at a Washington hotel. Both Pompeo and Kim ignored questions on whether a location for a second summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong UN has been agreed upon.
Tags: News, Washington, North Korea, Kim Jong Un, Stories, Kim, Donald Trump, State, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, Kim Yong chol


Pompeo meets North Korea's lead negotiator in Washington

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made no comments during a camera spray at the top of his meeting with North Korea's Kim Yong Chol at a Washington hotel. Both Pompeo and Kim ignored questions on whether a location for a second summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong UN has been agreed upon.
Tags: Washington, North Korea, Cnn, Kim Jong Un, Kim, Donald Trump, State, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, Kim Yong chol


McConnell Encourages Pompeo To Run For Senate Despite Trump’s Objection

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has been urging Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to run for the Kansas Senate seat that will be left vacant by retiring Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) despite President Donald Trump’s strong objection. According to a Thursday Washington Post report, Trump considers Pompeo his best and most loyal Cabinet member and wants to keep him where he is. As for Pompeo, he is reportedly of two minds. On the one hand, it would be an unorthodox move for someone in a pr...
Tags: News, Washington Post, Senate, Donald Trump, Cabinet, Trump, State, Kansas Senate, Mitch McConnell R Ky, McConnell, Pompeo, Robert Mueller, Sen Pat Roberts, Mike Pompeo, Kate Riga, Senate Despite Trump


News Brief: BuzzFeed Report, U.S.-North Korea Talks, March For Life

Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie about Moscow project, BuzzFeed sources say. Secretary of State Pompeo is to meet with his North Korean counterpart. March for Life will kick off its annual rally.
Tags: News, Moscow, Trump, State, Michael Cohen, Pompeo


North Korea’s Leading Envoy Has Arrived in the U.S. to Meet Pompeo — and Maybe Trump

North Korea’s lead denuclearization negotiator arrived in Washington Thursday for talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Reuters reports, with the possibility of also meeting with President Donald Trump. Kim Yong Chol, North Korea’s former spy chief and top envoy, is visiting the U.S. as the two countries move closer to arranging a second summit…
Tags: News, Washington, North Korea, Uncategorized, Trump, Pompeo, Overnight, Onetime, Donald Trump Kim Yong Chol, State Mike Pompeo Reuters


Trump White House cancels Davos trip for World Economic Forum

The planned delegation included Pompeo and Mnuchin. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says the Trump administration has canceled a planned trip to Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum. The announcement was made today, Thursday, the 27th day of Trump's partial government shutdown. [email protected]: “Out of consideration for the 800,000 great American workers not receiving pay and to ensure his team can assist as needed, President Trump has canceled his Delegation’s trip to the...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, White House, Russia, US news, Davos, House, Switzerland, Treasury, Donald Trump, Trump, Wef, World Economic Forum, Davos Switzerland, David Gura


Trumplomacy: Five takeaways from Pompeo trip to Middle East

Five key takeaways from the US secretary of state's breakneck tour of the Middle East.
Tags: News, US, Middle East, State, Pompeo




Report: North Korea's top negotiator to visit US for possible meeting with Pompeo

The visit by Kim Yong Chol, a high-level North Korean official, could signal progress in arranging a second summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, North Korea, US, Usa Today, Trump, Kim Jong, Pompeo, Kim Yong chol


Pompeo’s Anti-Iran Tour Faces Obstacles of a Fractious Middle East

Touring eight countries in one week, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sought to build a regional coalition against Iran. The obstacles are formidable.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Israel, Iran, United States, Egypt, Middle East, Jordan, State, Mike, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, United States International Relations, Embargoes and Sanctions, United States Defense and Military Forces


Secretary Of State Pompeo Meets With Saudi Crown Prince Before Heading Home

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's trip to the Middle East started with controversy over U.S. plans to withdraw from Syria and ended in discussions about the killing of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi.
Tags: News, Syria, Middle East, State, U S, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo


Secretary of State Pompeo Tells Saudi Arabia to Hold Khashoggi’s Killers Accountable

Pompeo says he was clear about the administration's expectations
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Uncategorized, Pompeo, Onetime, Khashoggi, State Pompeo Tells Saudi Arabia


Pompeo Presses Saudi Leader on War, Murder and Rights Abuses

President Trump has expressed support for Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but American officials want the prince to rein in some of his rash and violent policies.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, United States, State Department, Trump, Mike, Mohammed bin Salman, Salman, Jamal, Pompeo, King of Saudi Arabia, United States International Relations, Mohammed bin Salman (1985-, Khashoggi


Pompeo Presses Saudi Leader on War and Rights Abuses, but Reaffirms U.S. Alliance

President Trump has expressed support for Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but American officials want the prince to rein in some of his rash and violent policies.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, United States, State Department, Trump, Mike, Mohammed bin Salman, Salman, Jamal, Pompeo, King of Saudi Arabia, United States International Relations, Mohammed bin Salman (1985-, Khashoggi, Reaffirms U S Alliance


U.S.'s Pompeo: Saudis assured me of accountability for Khashoggi murder

The U.S. secretary of state said Monday that Saudi leaders assured him everyone responsible for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi would be held accountable.
Tags: News, State, Pompeo, Khashoggi, Jamal Khashoggi


Pompeo: Saudis assured me of accountability for Khashoggi murder

Pompeo told reporters he had also raised a number of human rights issues with King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, including women's rights activists who have been detained for months and some allegedly tortured. Khashoggi, a longtime royal insider who had become a critic of the crown prince, was killed in October in the kingdom's Istanbul consulate, prompting a global outcry including U.S. Treasury sanctions on 17 individuals and a Senate resolution blaming Prince Mohammed. A CIA...
Tags: News, Senate, Cia, Istanbul, Mohammed, Mohammed bin Salman, Salman, U S Treasury, Pompeo, Khashoggi


Pompeo says Yemen rebels not complying with truce deal

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday accused Yemen's rebels of failing to comply with a ceasefire agreement for the flashpoint city of Hodeida reached at UN-sponsored talks in Sweden. "The work that was done in Sweden on Yemen was good, but both sides (need) to honour those commitments," Pompeo said in Riyadh following talks with Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Tags: News, Sweden, US, Un, Yemen, Riyadh, State, Salman, Pompeo, Hodeida, Mike Pompeo


Trump threatens Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks Syrian Kurd militia

Relations between the United States and Turkey have long been strained by Washington's support for the Kurdish YPG, which Turkey views as an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) that is waging a decades-long insurgency in Turkey. Speaking in Riyadh, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he did not think the threat would change plans to withdraw troops from Syria. Asked what Trump meant by economic devastation, he said: "You'll have to ask the president." "We have applied econ...
Tags: News, Washington, Turkey, Syria, United States, Trump, Ankara, Riyadh, State, Kurdistan Workers Party PKK, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo


Pompeo: Saudi Arabia must hold Jamal Khashoggi's killers accountable

US secretary of state speaks to reporters in Riyadh after talks with senior Saudi officialsThe Trump administration expects Saudi Arabia to hold “every single person” responsible for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi accountable, the US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has said after talks with senior Saudi officials.Speaking to reporters at the end of a trip to Riyadh, Pompeo said he had raised the Khashoggi case in his meetings with King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, as wel...
Tags: Saudi Arabia, US, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Middle East and North Africa, Trump, King Salman, Riyadh, Mohammed bin Salman, Salman, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, Khashoggi, Jamal Khashoggi, Riyadh Pompeo


Khashoggi's killers must be held to account, Pompeo tells Saudi crown prince

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, that the killers of journalist Jamal Khashoggi must "be held accountable."
Tags: US, Cnn, State, Mohammed bin Salman, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, Khashoggi, Jamal Khashoggi



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