US sends warship to Yemen: What happens next?


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“I think it’s Iran that thinks it has the upper hand here. The aid to the Houthi is relatively low cost, low risk for them, at least up until now. I think Tehran believes they...

The new nuclear arms race: The Iranian negotiations have accelerated the likelihood of proliferation, not reduced it


Specifics of Barack Obama’s incipient deal legitimizing Iran’s nuclear-weapons program (and even whether a final understanding can be reached) will doubtless provoke debate for the next several months. The separate, often contradictory claims announced in Lausanne on April 2 hardly meet the dictionary definition of “agreement.”

Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy record


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Ambassador Bolton dissects Hillary Clinton’s record as Secretary of State.

Ambassador Bolton’s Take on the Iranian Nuclear Deal


“The real issue is what steps can the rest of the world take to prevent Iran from getting nuclear weapons. Sanctions… Posted by Team John Bolton on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 “I think we will...

John Bolton: What’s Next for Israel?


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“As usual, President Obama has created a small forest of straw men. First, whether this deal is signed or not, Iran is on the path to nuclear weapons. If this deal is not signed, Iran...


Ambassador John Bolton, a diplomat and a lawyer, has spent many years in public service. He served as the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations in 2005-2006. He was Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security from 2001 to 2005. In the Reagan Administration, he was an Assistant Attorney General.