Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks last week at the National Press Club in Washington. He said on Tuesday that China has committed genocide against its Muslim Uighur population.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the National Press Club in Washington,DC on January 12, 2021. – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo alleged Tuesday that arch-enemy Iran has become a new “home base” for Al-Qaeda worse than Afghanistan, an assertion questioned by experts. (Photo by Andrew Harnik / POOL / AFP) (Photo by ANDREW HARNIK/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)