Tag: secretary-of-state

Milley Fires Back Against Accusations He Circumvented Chain of Command in Calls to Chinese General
On Sept. 28, America’s top general, Mark Milley, at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing fired back against accusations that he had circumvented the chain of command when he made two calls to his Chinese...
The Senate has confirmed Antony Blinken as the new Secretary of State with a vote of 78-22.
Antony Blinken Confirmed as Secretary of State
The Senate has confirmed Antony Blinken as the new Secretary of State with a vote of 78-22. He succeeds Mike Pompeo and has been a longtime aide of Biden. The American Foreign Service Association (AFSA)...
On Jan. 19, outgoing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released an official statement that the repression of Uyghurs is genocide and amounts to "crimes against humanity."
Biden’s Pick for Secretary of State Agrees with Mike Pompeo: Repression of Uyghurs is Genocide
On Jan. 19, outgoing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released an official statement that the repression of Uyghurs is genocide and amounts to “crimes against humanity.” The Uyghurs are a predominantly Muslim ethnic minority living...
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (R) and U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Kelly Craft attend the United Nations (U.N.) General Assembly on September 24, 2019 in New York City. World leaders are gathered for the 74th session of the UN amid a warning by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his address yesterday of the looming risk of a world splitting between the two largest economies - the U.S. and China.
American UN Ambassador Craft’s Taiwan Visit Planned, Then Canceled
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft's Taiwan visit has been canceled, the Department of State announced on Jan. 12 following a previous announcement saying she would spend three days visiting the self-ruled island...
Socialist dictator of Venezuela Nicholas Maduro in a youtube screenshot. On November 30 the U.S. state department put sanctions on a Chinese company CEIEC for dealing with the Venezuela regime
US State Department Condemns Rigged Venezuela Election, Sanctions Regime-linked Chinese Electronics Company
Venezuela’s Dec. 6 legislative elections were a “political farce,” the top U.S. diplomat said, a week after the State Department imposed sanctions on CEIEC, a Chinese electronics company doing business with the South American socialist...
Sam Brownback, the U.S. ambassador for religious freedom, delivered a speech at the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents' Club on March 8.
US Religious Freedom Ambassador Calls Upon China to Stop Persecuting People of Faith
In a special briefing for the Ministers’ Forum of the International Religious Freedom of Belief Alliance (IRF Alliance), on Nov. 17, Ambassador Sam Brownback renewed his call for Beijing to end its “war on faith”; ...
Bombarded by Obscenities From Communist China, Pompeo Doubles Down on Sanctions
The state-run China Central Television (CCTV) on Nov. 15 delivered an extraordinary barrage of insults and obscenities directed at U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.  Pompeo, who is currently on a tour in Europe, has...