Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo questioned aloud the Biden administration’s approach to foreign policy on Newsmax TV on Monday, saying he wanted to give them “every opportunity to get it right” but feared that on some issues they were “about to throw it all away…for…almost nothing.”
Pompeo was particularly fearful of the Middle East and, especially, Iran, with the Biden administration’s announced plans to re-enter the famed “Iran nuclear deal” which then-President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from.
“But what I have seen so far, what I have heard so far, suggests a very muddled understanding of what led to so many successes that our administration had,” Pompeo said on “Spicer & Co.” “When you’re tough, when you’re strong, where you establish deterrents, then securing American freedom is possible to do.
“But whether it’s China or Iran or threats from malign actors in other parts of the world, terrorist organizations, what they understand is strength. They understand a leader who is prepared to do the right thing to secure American freedom every day…And I hope this administration won’t throw that all away just because, ‘Well, it was from another administration.’”
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