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John Bolton

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  • The Hill
  • Algemeiner
  • Gatestone Institute
  • AEI
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Past articles by John:

John Bolton: The Iran deal was betrayed by its own abysmal record

Ending U.S. participation in the nuclear agreement sets America on a new, safer course. → Read More

Russian assault on 'American idea' enables Trump to take tough action

The latest Mueller indictments give the president an opportunity to retaliate against Moscow. → Read More

North Korea wins, America loses, with our Olympic appeasement

Why are journalists stepping up to become stenographers for an authoritarian propaganda machine? → Read More

Trump’s State of the Union: Right on Foreign Policy

President Trump’s first State of the Union address was not heavy on national security issues. It did, however, make one... → Read More

Trump's SOTU Hit the Right Foreign Policy Notes

President Trump's first State of the Union address was not heavy on national security issues. It did, however, make one critical point: In reviewing the international achievements of his first year in office, Trump was abundantly clear that the Obama era → Read More

Trump's SOTU hit the right foreign policy notes — now comes the hard part

What President Trump must reject, immediately, is what we have been doing for years, and which has manifestly failed. → Read More

Mike Pence in the Middle East

Vice President Mike Pence’s trip to Egypt, Jordan and Israel exemplifies how much the Trump administration has changed America’s Middle... → Read More

Mike Pence in the Middle East: The new pointman on foreign policy?

The vice president proved adept at navigating the complexities of international politics on his recent trip. → Read More

Beyond the Iran Nuclear Deal

President Trump seemingly served notice Friday that the days are dwindling for Barack Obama's Iran agreement. Although deal proponents also gained time to pursue "fixes," this is a forlorn option. No fix will remedy the diplomatic Waterloo Mr. Obama → Read More

Pay Attention to Latin America and Africa before Controversies Erupt

Latin America and Africa have rarely rated as top U.S. foreign policy priorities in recent years, but 2018 may change that. Political instability and the collapse of national governments, international terrorism and its associated financing, and great → Read More

Pay attention to Latin America and Africa before controversies erupt

These regions have rarely been top foreign policy priorities in recent years, but 2018 may change that. → Read More

Expect America's tensions with China and Russia to rise in 2018

President Trump has made it clear that no nation should try to cross the United States. → Read More

Threats of 2017 - Mideast, Terror, Weapons

Domestically and internationally, President Trump finished 2017 in dramatic fashion. Obtaining the most sweeping tax cuts in 30-plus years (and repealing ObamaCare's most philosophically oppressive aspect, the individual mandate) was a landmark → Read More

Threats of 2017 — Mideast, terror, weapons — will linger in new year

Domestically and internationally, President Trump finished 2017 in dramatic fashion. → Read More

Think the Alabama result has derailed Donald Trump? Think again

Pundits are furiously assessing the broader consequences of the Democrats' upset Senate victory in Alabama on Tuesday, but there is less there than meets the eye. True, the Republican Senate majority now hangs by a thread, forcing even harder fights for → Read More

America’s North Korea Decision Hinges on Trump’s Success in Asia

Substantively, President Trump’s Asia trip made important progress against North Korea’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs. For now, however,... → Read More

America's decision on North Korea hinges on Trump's success in Asia

It remains unclear whether China is finally persuaded to exert its ability to dictate events in North Korea. → Read More

Lebanon's Fall Would Be Iran's Gain

Almost unnoticed in the coverage of President Trump's Asia trip, Lebanon is slipping under Iran's control. On November 3, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, a Sunni Muslim, resigned, citing fears of assassination by Hezbollah, the Shia Muslim terrorist → Read More

Trump Must Move the Israeli Embassy — Now

Whether to move America’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has long been a subject of political debate... → Read More

AEI

America's embassy in Israel should be moved to Jerusalem — now

If the Middle East peace process is such a delicate snowflake that the US embassy’s location in Israel could melt it, one has to doubt how... → Read More