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Mike Pompeo Has a Hard Time Kicking Old Habits

    Mike Pompeo Has a Hard Time Kicking Old Habits

“I was the CIA director. We lied, We Cheated, We Stole”.  – Mike Pompeo It appears that Mike Pompeo has a hard time kicking his old habits.  He appears to be as smug about lying as a CIA operative as he is as Secretary of State.  Categorically blaming the Iranians for the recent oil attack…

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Pompeo Takes a Page From the Bernard Lewis Playbook on Iran

    Pompeo Takes a Page From the Bernard Lewis Playbook on Iran

Bernard Lewis, a British-American historian of the Middle East, has been formidably influential in America – his policy ideas have towered over Presidents, policy-makers and think-tanks, and they still do. Though he died last year, his baleful views still shape America’s thinking about Iran. Mike Pompeo, for example, has written: “I met him only once, but…

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Bolton’s Vague Press Release Lays Foundation for Military Attack Against Iran

    Bolton’s Vague Press Release Lays Foundation for Military Attack Against Iran

WASHINGTON — In a late Sunday press release, National Security Advisor John Bolton announced the deployment of the Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group (ABECSG) and a bomber task force to U.S. Central Command as a “clear and unmistakable message to Iran.” The press release claims that the move was made “in response to a number…

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Having Admitted to “Lying” and “Cheating” while CIA Director, Pompeo Drops Another Whopper after Failed Venezuelan Coup

    Having Admitted to “Lying” and “Cheating” while CIA Director, Pompeo Drops Another Whopper after Failed Venezuelan Coup

WASHINGTON — Just a week after the former CIA director and now secretary of state admitted that the agency prior to and under his direction “lied,” “cheated” and “stole,” Mike Pompeo has delivered another claim that, despite his recent admission of dishonesty, has been regurgitated with little scrutiny by a variety of media outlets. In…

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Mike Pence Confirms: “We Are With” the Coup Plotters in Venezuela

  Mike Pence Confirms: “We Are With” the Coup Plotters in Venezuela

Vice President Mike Pence confirmed Tuesday that the Trump administration is firmly on the side of the coup plotters in Venezuela as violent clashes between the elected government and opposition forces led by Juan Guaido quickly escalated. To @jguaido, the National Assembly and all the freedom-loving people of Venezuela who are taking to the streets today…

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American Wars Are off the Charts Under Donald Trump

  American Wars Are off the Charts Under Donald Trump

Here’s a statement it might be hard to disagree with: American war is off the charts. Still, I’d like to explain — but I’m nervous about doing so. I know perfectly well that the next word I plan to write will send most of you tumbling elsewhere in a universe in which “news” is the…

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Mike Pompeo Continues Venezuela Regime Change Tour – Vows to ‘Tighten Noose’

  Mike Pompeo Continues Venezuela Regime Change Tour – Vows to ‘Tighten Noose’

Ottawa imposed sanctions on 43 Venezuelan officials Wednesday, according to a statement by Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland. While the statement did not specify the names of those targeted, Freeland indicated that they were “high-ranking officials” or “governors.” “Canada is committed to supporting the peaceful restoration of constitutional democracy in Venezuela,” she added. Previous Canadian sanctions had…

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As Increasingly Unpopular NATO Turns 70, Has the Organization Reached its Retirement Age?

  As Increasingly Unpopular NATO Turns 70, Has the Organization Reached its Retirement Age?

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is currently meeting in Washington to celebrate the military alliance’s 70th birthday. But the occasion is far from festive. This week NATO officials identified China, not Russia, as their number one adversary, signaling a new military buildup against the world’s most populous nation. “China is set to become the…

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U.S. to International Criminal Court: We Will Break Your Legs

  U.S. to International Criminal Court: We Will Break Your Legs

Well, not exactly like that, but in a way, yes. Now, finally, ‘the gloves are off’. The U.S. is openly threatening the historically timid ICC (International Criminal Court) and its judges. And unexpectedly, the ICC is hitting back. It refuses to shut up, to kneel, and to beg for mercy. Suddenly, even the Western mass…

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Pompeo Attempts to Link Iran, Hezbollah to Crisis in Venezuela

  Pompeo Attempts to Link Iran, Hezbollah to Crisis in Venezuela

WASHINGTON — During a Wednesday night interview with FOX Business host Trish Regan, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made several statements that raised eyebrows, such as claiming that Cuba had invaded Venezuela and “taken control” of the Venezuela’s “security apparatus” and that U.S. sanctions illegally imposed on Venezuela “aren’t aimed at the Venezuelan people.” However,…

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