Mike Pompeo

Debris at the scene where a Ukrainian plane crashed in Shahedshahr southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran.
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AP News
January 10, 2020 - 7:28 pm
The U.S. promised “appropriate action” Friday in response to its assessment that an Iranian missile was responsible for downing a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed outside Tehran, as the Iranian government denied playing a role in the killing of all 176 people on board. Read more here.
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Iraqi army soldiers are deployed in front of the U.S. embassy, in Baghdad, Iraq.
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AP News
January 01, 2020 - 8:44 pm
Iran-backed militiamen withdrew from the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad on Wednesday after two days of clashes with American security forces, but U.S.-Iran tensions remain high and could spill over into further violence. Read more here.
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U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo speaks after meeting Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio in Rome, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.
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AP News
October 02, 2019 - 6:55 am
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo acknowledged on Wednesday that he was on the July phone call between President Donald Trump and the Ukraine president that's at the center of the House impeachment inquiry. But Pompeo continued to push back against what he said was Democrats' "bullying and...
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Workers refuel the tank at a gas station in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019.
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AP News
September 18, 2019 - 5:48 pm
Oil prices retreated for a second day Wednesday even as the Saudi military blamed Iran for recent attacks to critical oil infrastructure and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the strike an "act of war."
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President Donald Trump speaks before leaving the White House, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, in Washington.
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AP News
September 16, 2019 - 9:35 pm
President Donald Trump declared Monday it "looks" like Iran was behind the explosive attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. But he stressed that military retaliation was not yet on the table in response to the strike against a key U.S. Mideast ally.
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John Bolton
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AP News
September 10, 2019 - 12:12 pm
President Donald Trump on Tuesday forced out John Bolton, his hawkish national security adviser with whom he had significant disagreements on Iran, Afghanistan and a cascade of other global challenges. Find out more.
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for an attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying the assessment was based on intelligence, but offered no evidence to support his claim.
CNN
June 13, 2019 - 6:28 pm
By Nicole Gaouette and Jennifer Hansler, CNN (CNN) - - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for an attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying the assessment was based on intelligence, but presented no evidence to support his claim. "It is the assessment by the United States...
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President Donald Trump
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May 17, 2019 - 1:57 pm
By Zeke Miller and Steve Peoples WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won the White House pledging to wind down the nation's many foreign entanglements and put "America First." But as his administration in recent days has sent mixed signals on the prospects of a military conflict with Iran,...
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In this Thursday, May 9, 2019 photo, Aviation Maintenance Administratinman 2nd Class Jason Caldwell observes sunrise on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln while transiting the Suez Canal in Egypt.
Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Amber Smalley, U.S. Navy via AP
May 15, 2019 - 1:10 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 2:15 a.m. The governments of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Norway are formally notifying the United...
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo takes part in the 11th Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council in Rovaniemi, Finland.
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May 07, 2019 - 6:36 pm
By Matthew Lee BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a lightning visit to Baghdad on Tuesday to show U.S. support for the Iraqi government as Washington steps up warnings to Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East. The unannounced trip began and ended...
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