China’s entry into Iran will destabilize Middle East, says US Secretary Mike Pompeo

Washington: The United States Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo on Sunday (August 9, 2020) targetted the Chinese Communist Party and said that China’s entry into Iran will destabilize the Middle East. He expressed, “China’s entry into Iran will destabilize the Middle East. Iran remains the world’s largest state sponsor of terror, and to have … Read more China’s entry into Iran will destabilize Middle East, says US Secretary Mike Pompeo

Mike Pompeo rejects Congress’ subpoenas for IG, Biden probe info

Secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Friday rejected congressional subpoenas issued for him and for the State Department to provide information and testimony to lawmakers about two politically charged developments. The refusals set the stage for an escalation in the confrontation between the State Department and the Democratic-controlled House ahead of November’s elections. In letters … Read more Mike Pompeo rejects Congress’ subpoenas for IG, Biden probe info

United States condemns Hong Kong’ decision to postpone legislative council polls

The United States on Saturday condemned the Hong Kong’s administration move to postpone Legislative Council elections and urged the government to reconsider their decision. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced on Friday that the Legislative Council elections scheduled for September 6 will be postponed over the Covid-19 threat. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, … Read more United States condemns Hong Kong’ decision to postpone legislative council polls

Mike Pompeo sets agenda for a new Cold War with China. Russia will be key

On the day his Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was goading the world to rise up against the tyranny of Chinese President Xi Jinping, US President Donald Trump dialled his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to discuss the inclusion of Beijing in future talks on strategic arms control, oil security and Iran developments. According to diplomats … Read more Mike Pompeo sets agenda for a new Cold War with China. Russia will be key

From appreciating efforts to declaring a tyrant: How Covid hit US-China ties

The United States had its first Covid-19 case on January 21. “China has been working very hard to contain the coronavirus,” President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter three days later, taking an indulgent view of Beijing’s alleged culpability. “The United States greatly appreciates their efforts and transparency. It will all work out well. In particular, … Read more From appreciating efforts to declaring a tyrant: How Covid hit US-China ties

WHO chief says comments questioning his independence ‘untrue and unacceptable’

The head of the World Health Organization said on Thursday that reported comments by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo questioning his independence were untrue and would not distract the organisation from its work in fighting the coronavirus. Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has come under criticism, especially from US President Donald Trump and Pompeo, … Read more WHO chief says comments questioning his independence ‘untrue and unacceptable’

US abandons China appeasement policy, outsources hostilities

US Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo on Thursday repudiated decades-old American policy of engaging communist China to change it as a failure and called for an international alliance of countries to take it from here, framing it as a choice for them between freedom and tyranny. “The old paradigm of blind engagement with China … Read more US abandons China appeasement policy, outsources hostilities

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo calls to end ‘blind engagement’ with China

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo calls to end ‘blind engagement’ with China

  WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took fresh aim at China on Thursday and said Washington and its allies must use “more creative and assertive ways” to press the Chinese Communist Party to change its ways, calling it the “mission of our time.” In a major speech delivered after Washington`s surprise order this … Read more US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo calls to end ‘blind engagement’ with China

US says Chinese researcher linked to military hiding in San Francisco consulate: Report

There is a new twist in the move by the United States government to shut down China’s consulate in Houston. According to CNN, the US government is looking for a Chinese scientist accused of visa fraud. According to federal prosecutors quoted by CNN, the scientist Tang Juan is hiding in China’s consulate in San Francisco. … Read more US says Chinese researcher linked to military hiding in San Francisco consulate: Report

‘Slept on this for too long’: Pompeo calls for global push back against Xi

The time has come for the world to push back against the challenge posed by the Chinese Communist Party, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said as he contended that the US “slept on this threat for too long.” Pompeo also said the Chinese government was aware of human-to-human transmission of the coronavirus before they … Read more ‘Slept on this for too long’: Pompeo calls for global push back against Xi