Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States still dominates the international sphere as the “bulwark” for economic and diplomatic security and freedom, but the Biden administration’s feeble response to the threats coming from communist China and the border crisis could demolish the nation’s global standing.
“I don’t believe for a moment that we’re in second place, but there’s a real risk of that,” Pompeo warned in a virtual forum hosted by the Texas Public Policy Foundation on Wednesday.
One vulnerability in the United States that threatens its ability, Pompeo said, is the southern border crisis. He not only believes it creates a “humanitarian crisis,” but said it also poses a “national security crisis” that could easily be exploited by adversaries for “terrorism and narcotics.”
“This isn’t in America’s best interest. It’s not in Mexico’s best interest. And it’s certainly not in the best interest of these people
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