Mike Pompeo

Russia One-Ups U.S. in Lebanon Over Iran, Israel, Syria

After Lebanon's President Michel Aoun followed up talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with a trip to Russia, Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said the U.S. visit will "be eventually forgotten."

Beijing Pushes Ahead With New South China Sea Base

"We need to carefully plan the overall development of the islands and reefs based on their different functions, taking into account their complementary relationship," a Communist Party official said.

U.S. Sends Bombers, Ships to China's Oil-Rich Sea

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo estimated there may be up to $2.5 trillion worth of oil and gas in the South China Sea, but the number could be much greater, attracting U.S. attention.

U.S. Is 'Destroying the Entire Arms Control System'

The Russian foreign minister raised concerns that Washington was "dramatically" lowering the "threshold for the use of nuclear weapons" while increasing "the risk of a nuclear conflict."

Pompeo, Europe Supports Leader Guaido in Venezuela

Amid an escalating political and social crisis in Venezuela — where 35-year-old opposition leader Juan Guaido has energized the masses — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and several European nations announced they support Guaido in his fight to upend dictator Nicolás Maduro.

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