Mike Pompeo has 2 months to fix what got his predecessor fired: Iran deal

The agreement that reins in Iran's nuclear program in return for sanctions relief was a global effort, backed by all the world's major powers from the European Union to Russia and China.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 14th, 2018

North Korea, Iran Will Test Pompeo in New Diplomatic Role

Secretary of state nominee Mike Pompeo’s strong connection with President Donald Trump means he would be able to speak to foreign governments with more authority than his predecessor, but could limit dissenting views, some former officials said......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjMar 14th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Donald Trump tabs Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo as CIA director

Congressman is one of the harshest critics of the Iran nuclear deal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 18th, 2016

Iran Says Trump Administration"s "Frequent Changes" Make it Hard to Deal with U.S.

Over a dozen top officials have resigned or been fired just over a year into the Trump administration, frustrating U.S. allies and foes alike......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 14th, 2018

Gold prices up as US dollar loses ground after Trump sacks Rex Tillerson

Trump fired Tillerson after a series of public rifts, replacing him with loyalist Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 13th, 2018

Mike Pompeo may not be able to fix the State Department that Rex Tillerson leaves behind

Reuters While Tillerson's ouster from the State Department has been rumored for months, Trump's decision to fire him was abrupt. Some are optimistic about his replacement, believing new leadership will help reinvigo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 13th, 2018

What Does Mike Pompeo Think About Russia, Iran and North Korea?

The former CIA director replaces Rex Tillerson as U.S. Secretary of State......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 13th, 2018

Mike Pompeo: Five facts to know about Trump"s new US Secretary of State

Like Donald Trump, Mike Pompeo is an outspoken critic of Iran.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 13th, 2018

Read the State Department’s Response to President Trump Replacing Rex Tillerson With Mike Pompeo

The decision appears to have stunned Tillerson himself. There’s been another shakeup in President Trump’s administration, and while it has been rumored and hinted at for months, the shock at the late.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 13th, 2018

If Iran Deal Fails, U.S. Will Find Another Way To Deal With Nuclear Weapons Program, Top General Says

Despite top U.S. defense officials urging Trump to stay in the Iran deal, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was fired over his support for the agreement......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 13th, 2018

Tillerson Is Out as Secretary of State; Trump Taps Pompeo

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Rex Tillerson is out as secretary of state, after months of speculation over his fate, and that CIA Director Mike Pompeo would be nominated to lead the State Department......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 13th, 2018

Trump Fires Rex Tillerson Over Iran Disagreement; Replaces Him With CIA Chief Mike Pompeo

Trump Fires Rex Tillerson Over Iran Disagreement; Replaces Him With CIA Chief Mike Pompeo.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 13th, 2018

President Trump to Replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson With Mike Pompeo

Gina Haspel will be the new CIA Director. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was ousted Tuesday after months of strained relations with President Donal.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 13th, 2018

Trump Tells Netanyahu: US To Withdraw From Iran Deal Unless "Significant" Changes Made

It has been nearly six weeks sine Vice President Mike Pence surprised Israeli lawmakers during a speech at the Knesset by declaring that the US would not recertify the Iran deal when it comes up for renewal again in May - l.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 11th, 2018

UN Envoy Says North Korea Is Only "Months Away" From Striking US

A few weeks ago, we highlighted an interview given by CIA Director Mike Pompeo to "CBS This Morning" where he claimed that North Korea was "only a handful of months" from realizing the long-term goal of its n.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 6th, 2018

North Korea Could Nuke The US In A Few Months: CIA Chief

In the past week, CIA Director Mike Pompeo has spoken to a number of news outlets, claiming that North Korea will have a nuclear warhead c.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 30th, 2018

VP Pence Confirms US Will No Longer Certify Iran Deal

While President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans battle to reopen the federal government, Vice President Mike Pence traveled to Israel this week to meet with dignitarie.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 22nd, 2018

U.S. Extends Iran Deal, Issues Sanctions

The Trump administration extended sanctions relief under the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear agreement, keeping the deal intact for at least another several months, but said it would issue no more such waivers as it negotiates a modified deal......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 12th, 2018

Total: Trump could kill our Iran gas deal

President Trump's get-tough approach to Iran could kill a huge energy investment signed just four months ago......»»

Category: topSource: cnnNov 13th, 2017

North Korea Capable of Nuclear Strike on USA

North Korea could be “months” away from perfecting the ability to strike the United States with a nuclear weapon, a top American intelligence official said Thursday. The warning by Mike Pompeo, director of.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsOct 19th, 2017

Russia Fears Global Instability As Trump De-Certifies Iran Deal, Punts To Congress

After months of feverish speculation about the fate of the Iran nuclear deal, Presid.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 13th, 2017