• Pompeo Attacks Obama and Defends Trump in Cairo

    5 monthes ago - By Slate

    Mike Pompeo's speech in Cairo on Thursday might not be the worst address ever delivered in a foreign country by a sitting secretary of state, but I don't know what beats it.
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  • Pompeo offers blistering rebuke of Obama's foreign policy in Cairo speech: 'The age of self-inflicted American shame is over'

    Pompeo offers blistering rebuke of Obama's foreign policy in Cairo speech: 'The age of self-inflicted American shame is over'

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday delivered a speech in Cairo, Egypt, in which he laid out the Trump administration's roadmap for the Middle East and ripped into former President Barack Obama.
    "The age of self-inflicted American shame is over," Pompeo declared to an audience at the American University in Cairo.
    Pompeo's speech was the antithesis of an address Obama gave in the Egyptian capital in 2009.
    His speech came as the Trump administration faces broad criticism over its foreign policy, particularly in relation to the Middle East.
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  • Secretary of State Pompeo Combats Obama Administration Ideals in Cairo Speech

    5 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a speech to the American University in Cairo Thursday that directly rebutted former President Barack Obama's address in the same city ten years ago.
    “Remember, it was here, here in this city, that another American stood before you,” Pompeo said. “He told you that radical Islamist terrorism doesn't stem from an ideology. He told you that 9/11 led my country to abandon its ideals-particularly in the Middle East. He told you that the United States and the Muslim world needed ‘a new beginning.' The results of these misjudgments have been dire.”
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  • Pompeo goes to Egypt and delivers a repudiation of Obama's 2009 Cairo speech

    5 monthes ago - By Washington Examiner

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared an end to “the age of self-inflicted American shame” in Cairo on Thursday, in a speech intended to repudiate then-President Barack Obama's 2009 address to the region.
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