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Mike Pompeo, Senior Counsel for Global Affairs

Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is the Senior Counsel for Global Affairs at the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ).

Before joining the ACLJ, he led the U.S. State Department as Secretary of State. Prior to that, Pompeo served as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

Secretary Pompeo also served four terms in Congress, representing Kansas’ 4th District. During his tenure, he served on the House Intelligence Committee, as well as the Energy and Commerce Committee and House Select Benghazi Committee.

After graduating first in his class at the United States Military Academy at West Point, Secretary Pompeo served as a U.S. Army tank platoon leader and then cavalry officer and squadron maintenance officer in West Germany prior to the fall of the Berlin Wall.

After retiring from active duty at the rank of Captain, Pompeo graduated from Harvard Law School, having been an editor of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy and the Harvard Law Review. He then worked as a lawyer in a D.C. firm.

Secretary Pompeo brings unique and unparalleled experience in foreign policy, diplomacy, and leadership to his role with the ACLJ.

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Mike Pompeo, Senior Counsel for Global Affairs

Faith and Foreign Policy – Essential for Our Republic

By Mike Pompeo, Senior Counsel for Global Affairs1618495140000

The public square, scrubbed of faith, is a lesser space, unmoored from history and values, discipline, and love and prone to leaders who are venal, corrupt, and singularly focused on maintaining power for the simple sake of self-aggrandizement. This is why I have always made clear that faith in the...

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Biden’s Title X Rule Change To Fund Planned Parenthood Is a Disgrace

By Mike Pompeo, Senior Counsel for Global Affairs1617973200000

It should come as no surprise that the Biden Administration is reversing the Trump Administration’s Title X policies. Our actions ensured that no American taxpayer dollars were put toward the practice of abortion. None. Not ever. This is but one of the many steps the Biden Administration has taken...

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The Regime in Iran Will Change Only When It Is at Risk

By Mike Pompeo, Senior Counsel for Global Affairs1616078886139

You can feel it. The Biden Administration is preparing to underwrite the Iranian regime and appease its mayhem and murder on the same theory that it did in 2015: “Pay Them and Enter the JCPOA or There Will Be War.” This asserted logic provided a seemingly powerful message for Americans who didn’t...

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Highlighting Our Victories and Preparing for Challenges Ahead

By Mike Pompeo, Senior Counsel for Global Affairs1614789845428

This past Saturday, I spoke at CPAC , and this year because I am no longer America’s top diplomat, I was able to “let it rip.” I spoke about my time as Secretary of State and expressed my justifiable pride in the accomplishments of the Trump Administration. How our America First agenda worked. We...

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