Mike Pompeo

iran nuclear deal

What You Need to Know About Iran's Threat to Abandon The Nuclear Deal

President Hassan Rouhani warned Iran would resume some nuclear activity if the country faces more economic sanctions.
David Gilbert
military options

Trump’s Venezuela War Hawks Are Freaking Out Congress

“The Monroe Doctrine is alive and well in the United States.“
Matt Laslo
Jamal Khashoggi

Trump wants even more evidence the Saudis killed Khashoggi

The U.S. intel community is increasingly convinced that King Salman and Prince Mohammed were involved in the disappearance.
David Gilbert
Jamal Khashoggi

Trump tries to defend the Saudis — by comparing them to Brett Kavanaugh

“Here we go again with, you know, you’re guilty until proven innocent.”
David Gilbert
Jamal Khashoggi

The Saudis want out of the Khashoggi crisis — so they might just admit they killed him

Reports suggest Riyadh is about to change its story and admit culpability.
David Gilbert
gina haspel

Gina Haspel’s "moral compass" apparently doesn’t extend to condemning CIA torture

"I’m not gonna sit here, with the benefit of hindsight, and judge the very good people who made hard decisions who were running the agency," Haspel said.
Alex Lubben

Photos: Kim Jong Un's secret handshake with Mike Pompeo

Pompeo wasn't supposed to meet Kim, but they spoke for more than an hour.
Alexa Liautaud
Donald Trump

6 takeaways from Trump's wild "Fox and Friends" call on Melania's birthday

Even by Trumpian standards, the president’s call into "Fox and Friends" on Thursday morning was ranty and bizarre.
Alex Lubben
Mike Pompeo

CIA Director Mike Pompeo reportedly had a top-secret meeting with Kim Jong Un

Trump appeared to accidentally confirm the report in comments to the press.
Carter Sherman

How did Mike Pompeo do at his Senate confirmation hearing? Ask again later.

Trump’s pick for Secretary of State sounded like a Magic 8-Ball during his confirmation hearing
Christianna Silva
Mike Pompeo

Mike Pompeo had undisclosed business ties to Chinese government

A CIA spokesman brushed off the allegation, saying Pompeo had no reason to be aware of the intricacies of his company
Alexa Liautaud

John Bolton is probably going to make things worse on the Korean Peninsula

“I think that Bolton's appointment brings us one step closer to a serious conflict”
David Gilbert