Trump ties Pompeo’s rise to stance on Iran nuclear deal

Trump ties Pompeo’s rise to stance on Iran nuclear deal

by WorldTribune Staff, March 14, 2018 CIA Director Mike Pompeo, U.S. President Donald Trump’s choice to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, is an Iran hawk who, as a congressman, opposed the Iran nuclear deal. Trump has called it “the worst deal ever” and cited it on March 13 in explaining why he fired Tillerson. […]

Trump’s Thursday: How the president shocked everyone including his own administration

Trump’s Thursday: How the president shocked everyone including his own administration

by WorldTribune Staff, March 11, 2018 South Korea’s national security adviser has said that U.S. President Donald Trump has been fully engaged since the beginning in negotiating with North Korea. For all those hours of engagement, however, it took only about half a minute on Thursday (March 8), for Trump to set in motion a […]

Quiet visits to Washington by three top Russian intelligence chiefs raise eyebrows

Quiet visits to Washington by three top Russian intelligence chiefs raise eyebrows

by WorldTribune Staff, February 1, 2018 In what a former CIA station chief in Moscow called a “highly unusual” occurrence, the leaders of Russia’s three top intelligence agencies were all in Washington, D.C. in recent days. Only one of the three recent visits by the spy chiefs was confirmed by Russia. Sergei Naryshkin, head of […]

Report: CIA director meets senior NSA whistleblower who contends DNC hack was inside job

Report: CIA director meets senior NSA whistleblower who contends DNC hack was inside job

by WorldTribune Staff, November 10, 2017 The intelligence community was described as shaken by news that CIA Director Mike Pompeo met with a former high-ranking NSA official who contends Democratic National Committee (DNC) staffers, not Russia, stole emails that were leaked during the 2016 presidential election campaign. William Binney, who Pompeo met with reportedly at […]

CIA chief met Palestinian leader ahead of Trump-Netanyahu visit

CIA chief met Palestinian leader ahead of Trump-Netanyahu visit

by WorldTribune Staff, February 16, 2017 CIA Director Mike Pompeo met with Palestinian Authority (PA) leader Mahmoud Abbas on Feb. 14 to discuss “political and security issues in addition to the future of the peace process,” a report said. A Palestinian security source told The Jerusalem Post that the two sides met at the Mukata, […]

Turkey reports CIA director will visit as Trump, Erdogan discuss ISIS strategy

Turkey reports CIA director will visit as Trump, Erdogan discuss ISIS strategy

by WorldTribune Staff, February 8, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in a Feb. 7 phone conversation, discussed joint action aimed at liberating the Islamic State (ISIS)-controlled Syrian cities of al-Bab and Raqqa. Turkish presidency sources said that CIA Director Mike Pompeo would visit Turkey on Feb. 9 to discuss […]

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