Mike Pompeo at a Neocon National Security Summit

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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
Mike Pompeo at a Neocon National Security Summit

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

CIA director Pompeo was a featured guest at the so-called Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD), an undemocratic far-right advocacy group.

It's leadership council and executive team are stacked with pro-war, anti-peace, equity and justice extremists, including founder Clifford May, CEO Mark Dubowitz, former CIA head Michael Hayden, Joe Lieberman, and other likeminded neocons.

Pompeo engaged in a Q & A with FDD's Juan Zarate. Below are the highlights of his remarks, more proof of the danger he and the agency pose to fundamental freedoms.

He disgracefully called Iran and Hezbollah Middle East threats. They're allied in combating US-supported terrorism, a scourge Pompeo backs – America's involvement in Syria not going well because of Russia's intervention at Assad's request. US and allied forces operate in th
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