RIYADH, Saudi Arabia—Following meetings with top Saudi Arabian leaders in the country’s capital on Monday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that one of the Trump administration’s top regional goals is to “make sure that the Iranian people get control of their capital,” a direct shot across the bow to a ruling regime that has spent billions to beef up its foreign military and terrorist operations.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said it was “absolutely ludicrous” to suggest President Donald Trump is a threat to national security during an appearance on CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday. CBS anchor Margaret Brennan asked Pompeo to comment on a report published by the New York Times last Friday, which said that the FBI began to …
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates—The United States has determined that Iran’s planned launch of satellites into space is actually a cover for the regime’s continued testing of advanced missile technology capable of carrying a nuclear warhead, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told the Washington Free Beacon on Saturday ahead of private meetings with Gulf State officials regarding Tehran’s ongoing support for terror groups.
MANAMA, Bahrain—The Trump administration, via Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, is beginning to build a coalition of Arab allies that will help the United States expel “every last Iranian boot” from Syria and ensure the Islamic Republic’s march across the Middle East is stopped in its tracks, according to U.S. officials.
AMMAN, Jordan—Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced appearance in Iraq on Wednesday as part of a weeklong tour throughout the Middle East aimed at reassuring worried U.S. allies and galvanizing them to take a larger role in the fight against ISIS and Iran, according to multiple U.S. officials.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be “singularly focused” on rallying Middle East leaders to help the United States counter Iran’s global support for terrorism and military intervention during a weeklong jaunt across the region, the Secretary of State told the Washington Free Beacon aboard his plane en route to his first stop in Jordan.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to depart on a tour of the Middle East next week in a bid to galvanize regional leaders to confront Iran and remind allies that the United States is not disappearing from region amid the Trump administration’s decision to pull American troops out of Syria and possibly Afghanistan, according to senior State Department officials.