WaPo Calls for Pompeo’s Confirmation as Secretary of State

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WaPo Calls for Pompeo's Confirmation as Secretary of State

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

The neocon/CIA-connected Washington Post urged one of its own be confirmed as Trump's new secretary of state.

Pompeo has outsized ambitions. Moving from Congress to Langley advanced his career, heading Foggy Bottom another step toward the nation's top job he no doubt covets.

Trump administration war cabinet officials comprise a rogue's gallery of neocon Russophobes, Islamophobes, war-mongering extremists, Pompeo one of the worst.

As CIA director, he became the latest in a long line of agency heads disdainful of democratic values and rule of law principles.

Once confirmed, he'll operate the same way as secretary of state. His hawkishness is over-the-top, supporting Washington's permanent war agenda – his hardline extremism incompatible with diplomacy.

He's militantly anti-Russia, anti-Iran
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