Tag: Pompeo

State Department Moves to Crack Down on Foreign Influence at U.S. Think Tanks

The U.S. State Department is launching an effort to crack down on the foreign influence exerted over United States think tanks. According to The Washington Free Beacon: Though disclosure is not a legal requirement, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is requesting that think tanks reveal their foreign donors, according to prepared remarks obtained by the Washington

Trump Considering Bold Approach to Counter China

The Trump administration is considering assembling an Asian NATO to counter the threat posed by China. According to The Washington Free Beacon: Trump administration officials are quietly considering the creation of a NATO-style alliance with Asian countries in an effort against China, the Washington Times reported. The idea was first publicly floated by Deputy Secretary of State

U.S. Makes History by Sanctioning a Foreign Court

The United States has sanctioned Iran’s court system over the execution of an Olympic wrestler. According to Fox News: EXCLUSIVE: For the first time, the United States will sanction foreign judges and a court for gross violations of human rights, as it targets Iran’s Revolutionary Court system for the execution of a 27-year-old wrestler and other abuses, according

China’s New Propaganda Tools Exposed

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has revealed that China is using state and local governments to push Chinese propaganda. According to The Washington Free Beacon: The Chinese Communist Party is engaged in an effort to infiltrate and conduct espionage on state and local U.S. governments, the latest front in a growing proxy war between America

Treasury Department Hits Ukranian and Russian Individuals With Sanctions

The Treasury Department has sanctions individuals from Russia and Ukraine for election interference. According to The Hill: One of the individuals added to the list was Andrii Derkach, a Ukrainian member of parliament, who was cited by William Evanina, the director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, last month for spreading disinformation to “undermine”

Former Obama NSA Claims Pompeo Being ‘Overtly Religious’ is ‘Problematic

Former Obama National Security Adviser Susan Rice is claiming that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo being “overtly religious” is “problematic.” Rice made these claims to MSNBC host Racheal Maddow. According to The Washington Free Beacon: Former Obama-era national security adviser Susan Rice said Tuesday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo being an “overtly religious” member

Mike Pompeo Cleared by Inspector General

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been cleared by the Office of the Inspector General over an emergency arm deal to Saudi Arabia. According to The Hill: The State Department’s internal watchdog on Tuesday said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was within his authority last year to push through billion-dollar arms sales to allies in the Middle East, but faulted

Dems Waging Unfounded War on Trump’s State Department

The Democrats have launched an attack on President Trump’s State Department and it is unfounded. According to The Washington Free Beacon: A report released last Tuesday by Sen. Bob Menendez (D., N.J.) made shaky criticisms of the Trump State Department—arguing that crises of expertise, competency, and diversity abound when in fact such accusations are misrepresentative,

U.S. Forces China to Close Consulate in Houston

The Trump administration has continued its strong approach against the Chinese Communist Party, this time forcing them to close the Consulate in Houston over IP theft. According to The Daily Wire: The U.S. State Department said in a statement, “We have directed the closure of PRC Consulate General Houston, in order to protect American intellectual property and

Trump Signs Executive Order Ending Special Status for Hong Kong

President Trump has signed an executive order ending the special status for Hong Kong. The move ends any differing distinction between China and Hong Kong. According to The Washington Free Beacon: The announcement follows China’s aggressive takeover of Hong Kong’s levers of power via a new national security law. The law expands Chinese authority to