Tag Archives: Mike Pompeo

Cholo Pompeo Gangsta Rap: “We Lie, We Cheat, We Steal.” [UPDATE : Did I forget to mention VAULT-7?]

“What’s the cadet motto at West Point? You will not lie, cheat, or steal, or tolerate those who do. I was the CIA director. We lied, we cheated, we stole. It’s – it was like – we had entire training … Continue reading

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Three Years 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 (April 13 2017) “I was the CIA director. We lied, we cheated, we stole. It’s – it was like – we … Continue reading

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On This Day — Mike Pompeo : “I was the CIA director. We lied, we cheated, we stole.” [April 15 2019]

“What’s the cadet motto at West Point? You will not lie, cheat, or steal, or tolerate those who do. I was the CIA director. We lied, we cheated, we stole. It’s – it was like – we had entire training … Continue reading

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Biography — CIA Director Mike Pompeo (January 23, 2017 – April 26, 2018) [UPDATE 2020]

“What’s the cadet motto at West Point? You will not lie, cheat, or steal, or tolerate those who do. I was the CIA director. We lied, we cheated, we stole. We had entire training courses.  It reminds you of the … Continue reading

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On This Day — Former DCI Admiral Stansfield Turner Dies (January 18 2018) [2020]

“Turner’s most disturbing discovery was the harsh questioning and illegal imprisonment that the Agency’s Counterintelligence Staff had imposed for several years on Soviet defector Yuri Nosenko. This convinced him that CIA could be a dangerous organization if not kept closely … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo : “US Government Determined to Change the Behavior of Ayatollah Khomeini”

“Today, Secretary Mnuchin and I will discuss one of the many lines of effort to achieve these fundamental changes in the Iranian regime’s behavior as directed by the President. While important, these economic sanctions are just a part of the … Continue reading

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40 Years Ago — Ayatollah Khomeini declares US “The Great Satan” (November 5 1979)

“In this revolution, the Great Satan is America that gathers around other devils blatantly… If we see the US, this great Satan, raising chain and bringing the devils together around him, it is because the US grip over our country … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — CIA Director Pompeo Delivers Opening Keynote at 2017 Conference on Ethos and Profession of Intelligence

“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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Two Years Ago — New York Times vs. CIA : “An Old Debate Wrapped in New Clothes” [UPDATE — Trump Whistleblower Is CIA Officer]

“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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Two Years 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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