Mike Pompeo

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John Bolton is Trump’s latest distraction

September 10, 2019 1:08 pm

Could Douglas Macgregor fill the Iran hawk’s shoes?

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John Bolton is gone — Boltonism isn’t

September 10, 2019 12:41 pm

The hawk never should have been brought into the administration in the first place

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Can Trump break the cycle of mistrust with Iran?

July 19, 2019 11:37 am

It might seem improbable. But then again, there isn’t much with Trump that doesn’t

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The presidency unchained

July 17, 2019 5:14 pm

When it comes to war powers, conservatives are at odds with the Framers of the Constitution

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Pompeo summons up fresh Iran sanctions from the Gulf

June 24, 2019 1:04 pm

The secretary of state’s hasty trip to Riyadh and Abu Dhabi means another escalation in tensions between the Trump administration and Iran

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Making Centcom great again

June 21, 2019 7:58 am

The threat of war with Iran is actually good news for the US Central Command

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Iran calls Trump’s bluff

June 20, 2019 3:20 pm

Trump would be utterly at sea in trying to preside over a war in the Persian Gulf

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America has a credibility problem on Iran

June 14, 2019 7:43 pm

Who trusts the agencies that Trump doesn’t trust?

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Trump climbs down on Iran

June 3, 2019 11:46 am

War-war to jaw-jaw with Tehran?

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Mr Pompeo goes to Sochi

May 15, 2019 3:51 pm

US-Russia diplomatic efforts always start pushing in the same direction, then something goes wrong

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Trump likes to keep his enemies close and his hawks closer

May 15, 2019 12:09 pm

Regime change is on the agenda for Iran in a way that it is not in North Korea

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The folly of war with Iran

April 23, 2019 10:55 am

Conflict with the Middle Eastern nation may be a neocon dream, but it’s not what Trump was elected to execute

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Donald Trump has been captured by the neocons

April 8, 2019 12:27 pm

Bolton and Pompeo are thirsting for a new crusade to vanquish the mullahs in Tehran

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Will nothing sate John Bolton’s lust for war?

January 14, 2019 4:49 pm

His thirst for martial acts suggests that he wants to wage a war against Iran, one that would result in regime change

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Together at last: Mike Pompeo and Mohammed bin Salman

October 16, 2018 11:11 am

The Secretary of State and Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia had a photocall today – unlike when they supposedly met in late April

Donald Trump is desperate for a North Korea deal

April 18, 2018 5:19 pm

Uh-oh. President Trump is wading into diplomatic waters in North Korea that he may have trouble navigating. Yesterday, he proudly…

Rand Paul denounces Trump’s ‘crazy neocons’

March 14, 2018 5:45 pm

President Trump continues to shake up his White House team. As early as tomorrow he plans to name Larry Kudlow,…