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ôKim is a Rational Man,ö Says CIA Director Mike Pompeo
IWB ^ | Robert Carbery

Posted on 01/25/2018 6:34:26 AM PST by davikkm

As we barrell toward World War III with North Korea, our CIA is briefing President Trump on the multiple scenarios and risks involved in a limited attack on the hermit nation on the Korean Peninsula, according to CIA Director Mike Pompeo on Tuesday.

Pompeo would not discuss the “wisdom of a preemptive strike” on Pyongyang or other nuclear weapons facilities at a gathering at the conservative American Enterprise Institute (AEI). However, Pompeo discussed North Korea as one of the most urgent priorities for the agency and the current administration.  

“Kim is a rational man,” Pompeo said, in accordance with CIA’s assessment. Still, it is not clear whether or not Kim Jong-Un realizes the ramifications that would come to be by attacking the U.S. with a nuclear strike. A devastating nuclear war could occur, involving the U.S., China, and Russia.

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TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: cia; fakeinvestmentblog; kim; mediawingofthednc; partisanmediashills
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1 posted on 01/25/2018 6:34:26 AM PST by davikkm
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To: davikkm

He spelled “insanely bat sh*t crazy” wrong...


2 posted on 01/25/2018 6:36:16 AM PST by rjsimmon (The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: davikkm

Like the CIA now has any better reputation than the FBI, IRS, Just-Us-Clown-Department, the MSM, and most non STEM departments of world universities.


3 posted on 01/25/2018 6:42:42 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: davikkm

Where do we get such idiots?


4 posted on 01/25/2018 6:42:44 AM PST by onedoug
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To: rjsimmon

Kim is crazy in the sense that h is dezperately evil, tyrinical, and arrogant. This does not nean he is not rational in a literal sense. People sometimes say somebody is irrational bevause they are being unreasonable, and certainly Kim qualifies for unreasonable in spades. But he is rational, and this is useful to understand when dealing with him.


5 posted on 01/25/2018 6:43:58 AM PST by AndyTheBear
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To: davikkm
What the...?
Oh, I see.
Pompeo is trying comic relief.
Even the norks are laughing.

6 posted on 01/25/2018 6:44:50 AM PST by BitWielder1 (I'd rather have Unequal Wealth than Equal Poverty.)
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To: davikkm

“Kim is a Rational Man,” Says CIA Director Mike Pompeo

Rational leaders always dispose of there competition by feeding them to packs of hungry dogs or shooting them with anti-aircraft 30 mm guns.

If that’s the best Pompey can do, then its reassignment time with the rest of the swamp.


7 posted on 01/25/2018 6:45:04 AM PST by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: davikkm

Yea, and so is Mike Pompeo...SNOT!


8 posted on 01/25/2018 6:45:22 AM PST by Doogle (( USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand....never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: davikkm

Hopefully this is some version of 3D chess.


9 posted on 01/25/2018 6:47:16 AM PST by Ronald_Magnus
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To: onedoug

Trump is largely surrounded by Deep Staters/NeoCons. This is the only concern I have about his presidency.


10 posted on 01/25/2018 6:52:17 AM PST by Trumpisourlastchance
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To: davikkm

“Barrel towards nuclear war”?

I think not. For the first time in his rule period, Kim is openly calling for reunification with South Korea, the desired outcome for all sides, especially the long-suffering North Koreans. This kind of call isn’t a dalliance, it’s an earthquake, and a positive one.


11 posted on 01/25/2018 6:53:27 AM PST by SaxxonWoods (DACA is going to be a riot!)
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To: AndyTheBear

Exactly.


12 posted on 01/25/2018 6:54:03 AM PST by mad_as_he$$
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To: AndyTheBear
But he is rational, and this is useful to understand when dealing with him.

I understand and appreciate your assessment, but disagree with your conclusion. To be considered rational, one must act rationally, that is, in accordance with logic. His pattern of acting irrationally is manifold. Most telling is in the execution of various officials and relatives. Using an anti-aircraft weapon to kill someone is irrational and speaks volumes as to his mental stability. Executing scientists for a failed nuclear test is also, irrational.

13 posted on 01/25/2018 6:59:07 AM PST by rjsimmon (The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: davikkm

Come on, deep state has a back channel to North Korea..!

They’re probably an asset which does things when they’re paid, a little like exporting counterfeit currency or math or weapons.


14 posted on 01/25/2018 7:00:49 AM PST by gaijin
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To: davikkm

Seriously? That fat, little, saddam Hussein wannabe? Yeah, he’s just peachy.


15 posted on 01/25/2018 7:01:59 AM PST by madison10
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To: onedoug
Where do we get such idiots?

Mike Pompeo is not an idiot. In fact, he's brilliant and he's a patriot. If he said this he had a reason for saying it, whether he believes it to be true or not.

16 posted on 01/25/2018 7:05:36 AM PST by pgkdan (The Silent Majority STILL Stands With TRUMP!)
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To: onedoug

Civil Service, apparently.


17 posted on 01/25/2018 7:08:12 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (Baseball players, gangsters and musicians are remembered. But journalists are forgotten.)
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To: davikkm

Yea, and so was Hitler!


18 posted on 01/25/2018 7:08:19 AM PST by RedMonqey (“Rockets... Lottsa Rockets...”)
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To: davikkm

“Kim is a rational man,”

who happened to execute his uncle with a 50 caliber anti-aircraft gun battery.


19 posted on 01/25/2018 7:16:56 AM PST by budj (Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!)
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To: pgkdan

Marc Antony’s speech to the crowd at Caesar’s funeral.


20 posted on 01/25/2018 7:23:17 AM PST by onedoug
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