In Mike Pompeo, Donald Trump has the enabler for his multifaceted China policy squib
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s services are no longer required, President Donald Trump has determined. Instead, Trump has chosen Mike Pompeo, currently the director of the Central Intelligence Agency, to succeed Tillerson, the former ExxonMobil executive, as America’s top diplomat.
What will Pompeo bring to the portfolio of secretary of state and how might his approach matter for China?
At the core, Trump’s decision to elevate Pompeo is borne of personal...