Experts think Pompeo might bring back some normalcy to the State Department. Only time will tell if that’s true. Belgium. Saudi Arabia. Israel. Jordan. That sounds like a nice vacation, but it’s actually where Mike Pompeo spent his first five days as the newly minted secretary of state.
After his official confirmation last week, Pompeo set out on a high-profile diplomatic trip to Europe and the Middle East. Starting on April 26 in Brussels, Pompeo met with NATO leaders and reaffirmed America’s commitment to the decades-old alliance — and to pushing back against Russia.
He used an opportunity in Riyadh to lambaste …read more