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CIA director nominee Mike Pompeo lists ISIS, Russia as major threats

Congressman Mike Pompeo is Donald Trump's pick to run the CIA

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

Congressman Mike Pompeo who is Donald Trump's pick to run the CIA, has listed out Russia, Syria, Iran and the Islamic State terror group as major threats to the United States. Describing Iran as "the leading state sponsor of terror", he alleged that Tehran has become an emboldened, disruptive player in the Middle East, fuelling tension "with our Sunni allies". On the Iranian nuclear deal, Pompeo said the US must be rigorously fair and objective in assessing the Joint comprehensive Plan of Action. "As the President-elect has made clear, one of my top ...

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