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‘The West is Winning,’ Pompeo Tells China, Russia


U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended Saturday his nation’s global role despite misgivings in Europe, vowing that Western values would prevail over China’s desire for “empire.”Pompeo was seeking to reassure Europeans troubled by U.S. President Donald Trump’s “America first” rhetoric, ambivalence over the transatlantic NATO military alliance and tariffs on European goods.“I’m happy to report that the death of the transatlantic alliance is grossly exaggerated. The West is winning, and we’re winning together,” he said in a speech at the Munich Security Conference, listing U.S. steps to protect liberal democracies.Pompeo was, in part, responding to German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, …read more

Source:: Voice of America

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