Category Archives: Mike Pompeo

CIA Director Pompeo Compares Iran To ISIS

“For unlike ISIS and its mirage of a caliphate, Iran is a powerful nation-state that remains the world’s largest state-sponsor of terrorism. The Islamic Republic is Iran’s version of what the caliphate ought to look like under the control of … Continue reading

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Pompeo Delivers Opening Keynote at 2017 Conference on Ethos and Profession of Intelligence at GW University

“As a large government organization, eliminating barriers to action is a never-ending challenge for us, one that most of my predecessors faced as well. Porter Goss, who’s serving on one of our panels today, noted the problem during his tenure … Continue reading

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo considered to replace Sec. of State Rex Tillerson

“Pompeo, who has defended Trump in the past and speaks with him daily, could seemingly transition smoothly into the role of secretary of state. Pompeo has credibility as a member of Trump’s inner circle and, unlike Tillerson, has a wide … Continue reading

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New York Times vs. CIA: “An Old Debate Wrapped in New Clothes” [UPDATE]

“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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CIA Launches Signature School Program at Baruch College

“Diversity carries special importance here at CIA. Because of our global charter, we need talent from all cultures and backgrounds to accomplish our mission. CIA must be an employer of choice for all Americans who want to serve our country, … Continue reading

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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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Aspen Security Forum 2017 — CIA Director Mike Pompeo Full Interview

“WikiLeaks wants to take down America and will work with anyone to do so. We now need to understand that threats come from different sources like them.” CIA Director Mike Pompeo CIA director Mike Pompeo spoke in a wide-ranging conversation at … Continue reading

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo: “We Must Steal Secrets With Audacity!” [UPDATE: CIA Official transcript posted and modified]

“I got a call from the President one afternoon back in April. He wanted to talk about some disturbing images that were coming in from Syria. I’m sure you saw many of them yourselves — scenes of innocent civilians writhing … Continue reading

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo: “We Must Steal Secrets With Audacity!”

“I got a call from the President one afternoon back in April. He wanted to talk about some disturbing images that were coming in from Syria. I’m sure you saw many of them yourselves — scenes of innocent civilians writhing … Continue reading

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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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