Category Archives: Mike Pompeo

One Year Ago — New York Times vs. CIA : “An Old Debate Wrapped in New Clothes”

“Because it’s a military operation, I don’t think we can completely treat the people who run it purely as intelligence operatives. It moves into a different realm in the discussion as far as I’m concerned. It’s not like you’re exposing … Continue reading

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US Political Analyst : Pompeo Represents US Deep State; Seeks to Undermine Trump

“You know this term ‘deep state’ has been thrown around. I’ll say this. The employees who worked with me at the CIA nearly uniformly were aimed at achieving the president’s objectives and America’s objectives.” Mike Pompeo — US Secretary of … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — CIA Director Blames “Worship of Edward Snowden” for Rise in Leaks

“In some ways, I do think [leaking has] accelerated. I think there is a phenomenon, the worship of Edward Snowden, and those who steal American secrets for the purpose of self-aggrandizement or money or for whatever their motivation may be, … Continue reading

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Will Trump Target Iran? [UPDATE]

“I would not have made [the Iran Nuclear Agreement], but we will not get a great deal out of ending it now.” Henry Kissinger — Former U.S. Secretary of State “President Obama’s approach has bought Israeli more time than any military strike … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — The True Story of Dr A. Q. Khan’s Nuclear Black Market

“Our accomplishments generally remain classified, but a few special ones are known to the world.” CIA Director Mike Pompeo “There have been only two kinds of CIA secret operations: the ones that are widely known to have failed—usually because of … Continue reading

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CIA — Gina Haspel Assumes Role of Acting Director

“I want to extend my sincere congratulations to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and I look forward to working with him and the rest of President Trump’s national security team.” Gina Haspel — CIA Acting Director (April 26 2018) April … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Chomsky : “CIA Targeting of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks is Disgraceful Act”

“We are going to step up our effort and already are stepping up our efforts on all leaks. This is a matter that’s gone beyond anything I’m aware of. We have professionals that have been in the security business of … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — President Bashar al-Assad : “The Chemical Attack Story Is A Fabrication”

“Our impression is that the West, mainly the United States, is hand-in-glove with the terrorists. They fabricated the whole story in order to have a pretext for the attack.” Syrian President Bashar al-Assad In an interview with Agence France-Presse news … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — CIA Director Mike Pompeo Delivers First Public Speech at CSIS

“WikiLeaks walks like a hostile intelligence service and talks like a hostile intelligence service. It has encouraged its followers to find jobs at CIA in order to obtain intelligence. It directed Chelsea Manning in her theft of specific secret information. … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Former CIA Analyst Ray McGovern Debunks The Alleged Syria Chemical Attack

“A source told me that Pompeo had personally briefed Trump on April 6 about the CIA’s belief that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was likely not responsible for the lethal poison-gas incident in northern Syria two days earlier — and thus … Continue reading

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