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Mike Pompeo Twitter.

Mike Pompeo Twitter.

Mike Pompeo Twitter

Mike Pompeo Twitter

Mike Pompeo is the new Secretary of State for the United States of America, replacing Rex Tillerson. President Trump has nominated Pompeo due to his hawkish track record with the Iran nuclear deal, EU sanctioning Russia over the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal in the United Kingdom, and equivocating over the Confederate flag.

In some sense, this is not surprising. At the beginning of the administration, several officials began using the phrase “on notice” to emphasize their tough new foreign policy. Over four years, the administration announced that a lot of places were “on notice” including Iran, North Korea, Russia, Venezuela, and, in one case, the entire world. It didn’t mean anything, but that didn’t matter. It was about the pose. (Source:

Five Takeaways From Mike Pompeo’s Twitter Victory La

When Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo launched his unusual Twitter victory lap on New Year’s Day, he promised he would be telling a story about American foreign policy that could not be read anywhere else. (Source:

That has included his policies in the Middle East, where the administration sided overtly with Israel at the expense of the Palestinians. Pompeo reversed decades of norms by recognizing the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and the Golan Heights, captured from Syria, as Israel territory. He declared that Jewish settlements in the West Bank were not illegal, contrary to the position taken by most countries, and became the first secretary of state to visit one. In one of his tweets, he uses the old biblical names of Judea and Samaria to refer to the West Bank, adopting the language of the settlers. (Source: www.latimes.com)

Pompeo and Warren Trade Twitter Jabs Over Iran Nuclear Dea

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Sen. Elizabeth Warren traded jabs on Twitter over the Trump administration's efforts to prevent a conventional weapons embargo on Iran from being lifted. (Source: edition.cnn.com)

It’s been a wild few days—unless you’ve been getting your news from @SecPompeo, the official Twitter account for outgoing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The republic is in crisis, but over at digital Foggy Bottom, it’s all #swagger, to use one of Pompeo’s favorite terms (Source: foreignpolicy.com)

 

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