Secretary Pompeo indicated that "you don't have to go very far in the Middle East or talk to very many countries before the Islamic Republic of Iran rises to the top of the pile in terms of the threat to stability there. And so we have a massive diplomatic campaign and a significant financial campaign with the Department of Treasury, and we're using our Title 10, our Department of Defense forces as well, to reduce the capacity of Iran to cause trouble in the Middle East and, frankly, in South America too". "This is a serious challenge", Pompeo continued. "They are underwriting Hizbollah in Lebanon and Syria. They're underwriting the Huthis in Yemen. They're underwriting Shiite militias in Iraq. They're underwriting lots of malfeasance inside of Syria. We have a campaign to change the nature of what Iran is doing".
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