Chelsea Manning fellowship: CIA head cancels Harvard speech over offer to 'traitor'

Mike Pompeo tells university he believes it is ‘shameful for Harvard to place its stamp of approval upon her treasonous actions’

The director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo, has cancelled an appearance at Harvard University over its decision to make military whistleblower Chelsea Manning a visiting fellow.Pompeo had been scheduled to appear at Harvard’s John F Kennedy school of government to discuss allegations of Russian involvement in last year’s US presidential election, the nuclear standoff with North Korea and other global security concerns.But in a letter to the university on Thursday, Pompeo called Manning an “American...