Tag: Mike Pompeo

Pompeo and Trump

US Cyber Spy Scandal: Why Did Pompeo Blame Russia But Trump China?

The contradictory claims from Secretary of State Pompeo and President Trump blaming Russia and China respectively for carrying out what’s been described by many as one of the most intrusive cyber espionage operations against America in history are confusing for most observers but can be better understood if they accept that Pompeo might have some ulterior political motives for pushing his version of events.

Belarusian opposition supporters hold a rally in Minsk

The Endgame In Belarus Is In View

After a lull of the past 3-4 weekends, the anti-government protests in Minsk, Belarus, roared back to life today. This comes in the wake of three things. One, there are some incipient signs that Moscow feels frustrated with the Belarus strongman President Alexander Lukashenko for retracting on the assurances he […]

Opposition campaign rally in Minsk

Belarus: Scramble For Heart Of Europe

The Secretary of State in the George W. Bush administration Condoleeza Rice once described Belarus as “the last true remaining dictatorship in the heart of Europe.” She held out the assurance that it was “time for change to come to Belarus.” That was during her visit to next-door Lithuania in […]