Pompeo

North Korea test-fires new tactical guided weapons, calls for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to be replaced as negotiator

(ABC News)-North Korea reportedly test-fired a new type of tactical guided weapon on Wednesday in a move that could dampen the prospects of a successful denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. Hours later, the isolated nation outright called for U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to be replaced in negotiations between the two countries. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected and directed the…

US withdrawing from Cold War nuclear arms control treaty with Russia, citing Russian violations

Mike Pompeo, U.S. secretary of state, listens during a meeting on trade talks between the U.S. and China in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., Jan. 31, 2019. (ABC News)- The U.S. is withdrawing from a historic Cold War-era nuclear arms control treaty because of Russia’s ongoing violation, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Friday. The…