Iran used firearms to subdue protests; Pompeo tells Iranians, ‘We hear you’

Iran used firearms to subdue protests; Pompeo tells Iranians, ‘We hear you’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 27, 2019 Video footage which made it past Iran’s Internet blockade during recent anti-government demonstrations shows Iranian security forces using firearms against civilian protesters, rights groups reported. Reports say at least 143 were killed, but news reports from Iran are sketchy and unreliable. “Verified videos show security forces deliberately shooting unarmed […]

Trump reverses Carter/Obama policy which declared Israeli settlements illegal

Trump reverses Carter/Obama policy which declared Israeli settlements illegal

by WorldTribune Staff, November 19, 2019 The Trump administration has reversed a decades-old policy which had declared Israeli settlements in Judea and Samaria illegal. In announcing the reversal of the policies of Presidents Jimmy Carter and Barack Obama, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Nov. 18 said: “After carefully studying all sides of the legal […]

White House slams Iran’s use of lethal force, assures Iranians: ‘The United States is with you’

White House slams Iran’s use of lethal force, assures Iranians: ‘The United States is with you’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 18, 2019 The White House on Sunday condemned the Iranian regime for using “lethal force” against demonstrators during escalating protests that erupted after Iranian officials announced an increase in gas prices. At least two people have been killed in the protests and according to news reports Internet access has been heavily […]

Pompeo speech marks dramatic, Trump-led shift in China policy

Pompeo speech marks dramatic, Trump-led shift in China policy

FPI / November 7, 2019 By Richard Fisher, Geostrategy-Direct.com While fighting for its political existence against the Democrat Party led campaign for impeachment in the United States House of Representatives, the administration of President Donald Trump remains capable of strong leadership, such as working to forge a new American policy consensus on China. In a […]

Pompeo delivers sharp jab on Ukraine phone call, ‘impeachment inquiry’

Pompeo delivers sharp jab on Ukraine phone call, ‘impeachment inquiry’

‘by WorldTribune Staff, October 31, 2019 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended his boss and slammed Democrats for a partisan impeachment inquiry which arose from a phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukraine’s president which was “a matter of policy.” “There is all this breathless discussion about this [Trump] administration’s Ukraine policy,” Pompeo […]

Pompeo on China: We now know CCP ‘is truly hostile to the United States and our values’

Pompeo on China: We now know CCP ‘is truly hostile to the United States and our values’

by WorldTribune Staff, October 31, 2019 The Trump administration, unlike past administrations, recognizes and is addressing “the degree to which the Chinese Communist Party is truly hostile to the United States and our values,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Oct. 30. It is vital that the United States engage China, “as it […]

Pompeo at Heritage: ‘My responsibility is to help countries see the world for what it is’

Pompeo at Heritage: ‘My responsibility is to help countries see the world for what it is’

by WorldTribune Staff, October 23, 2019 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s address to the Heritage Foundation President’s Club Meeting on Oct. 22: Thank you all. Thank you. Well, good morning, everyone. So I’ve got a prepared speech, and then I got some thoughts. (Laughter.) And I’ll mix them in this morning. I want to […]

Trump to Erdogan: ‘You can make a great deal … don’t be a fool’; U.S. secures Turkey-Kurds ceasefire

Trump to Erdogan: ‘You can make a great deal … don’t be a fool’; U.S. secures Turkey-Kurds ceasefire

by WorldTribune Staff, October 17, 2019 The U.S. has brokered a ceasefire agreement between Turkey and the Kurds after President Donald Trump issued a stern warning to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Following a meeting with Erdogan in Ankara on Thursday, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced terms of […]

Pompeo counters Graham on Syria; Netanyahu slams Turkey

Pompeo counters Graham on Syria; Netanyahu slams Turkey

by WorldTribune Staff, October 10, 2019 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo responded to critics of President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria by saying the mission to eradicate ISIS was a success and adding the move was not an authorization for Turkey to invade Syria. Pompeo, in an interview with […]

U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials for repression of Muslims

U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials for repression of Muslims

by WorldTribune Staff, October 9, 2019 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Oct. 8 announced Visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist Party officials who the State Department believes are “responsible for, or complicit in, the detention or abuse of Uighurs, Kazakhs, or other members of Muslim minority groups in Xinjiang, China.” Reports from […]

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