Soleimani assassination part of bigger strategy – Pompeo

“Soleimani’s killing is not an isolated act, but part of a bigger strategy, the administration’s effort to re-establish deterrence vis a vis Iran,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stressed in an address to the Hoover institute on Monday. “That depends on credibility,” he said. “Your adversary must understand that you not only have the capacity to impose costs, but the will do so.” He criticized previous administration’s for never doing enough against Iran “to keep us safe.” The nuclear deal made things worse, Pompeo said, “It enabled the regime to create wealth, revenue streams for the ayatollahs to build up the Shiite militias.”

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17 thoughts on “Soleimani assassination part of bigger strategy – Pompeo

  • Jan 14, 2020 @ 11:00 at 11:00
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    Could the strategy could be further imperialism or is Trump going to reduce US presence in that region as he had promised?

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    • Jan 14, 2020 @ 13:19 at 13:19
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      Trump strategy is a disaster. Attacking US bases in middle east in best scenario means new wars ahead. (Worst scenario is new expensive wars for US ahead).

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      • Jan 15, 2020 @ 9:28 at 9:28
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        @Han… Working quite well actually, Protesters in Iran, Iraq, & Lebanon against Shiia Regime, PMU Militia, & Hizballah!

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    • Jan 15, 2020 @ 7:12 at 7:12
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      your name is pig ayatollah and never david

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  • Jan 14, 2020 @ 11:01 at 11:01
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    Sorry..I think it is Rent-an-Army from now on?

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    • Jan 14, 2020 @ 12:53 at 12:53
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      The Regime can keep its Wealth or Lose their Health! It is Pretty Simple Now!

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  • Jan 14, 2020 @ 12:09 at 12:09
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    Oh man, the Obama times!
    5 stars service, I remember well.

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  • Jan 14, 2020 @ 12:51 at 12:51
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    Deterrence or Death, Change Or Be Removed, But No More Bluffs, Huffs, & Puffs. Iran Regime Doers of Evil are now Targets of the People!

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  • Jan 14, 2020 @ 14:37 at 14:37
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    Larger strategy alright… to sell more weapons systems and further enrich the military industrial complex as the US taxpayer’s expense. I call “bullscat” on pompeo.

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    • Jan 15, 2020 @ 9:30 at 9:30
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      @Walter… Iran spending their Oil Revenues Bank Accounts on China, EU, Russia Weapons are Hurting Iran!

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  • Jan 14, 2020 @ 16:55 at 16:55
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    They cannot forget this one —and they know why , strategy or not both USA and Israel will have an army wiping them out , that they do not even will see how it was done to them . Bad idea to do what they did , since when the game will start it will not take very long . Too bad ….wrong people .

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  • Jan 14, 2020 @ 17:03 at 17:03
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  • Jan 15, 2020 @ 1:22 at 1:22
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    “bigger strategy” ?,…yeah, like “mission accomplished” ?

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    • Jan 15, 2020 @ 2:23 at 2:23
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      Mighty Kahane has struck out

      There is no joy in Mudville, the Netanyahu-Neocon war on Iran stinks worse than Limburger cheese

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      • Jan 15, 2020 @ 2:25 at 2:25
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        it’s over all right, now the architects of this attempted war on Iran need to be exposed and humiliated. Starting with Max Boot, the rest of the neocons, and all the political big mouth support for them like Lindsey Graham and Tom Cotton

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        • Jan 15, 2020 @ 2:29 at 2:29
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          Outed and exposed, humiliated until they cease and desist, only then can the healing process in America begin. One needs to see clearly what happened to understand it, process it, then kick Max Boot off the public stage. Give Boot the boot

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      • Jan 15, 2020 @ 7:14 at 7:14
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        ayatollah satan from teheran stinks like your mother

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