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Avoid strategic trade mish mosh

January 24, 2017

TPP was rightly put in the grave yesterday, but now we need a replacement for it at a strategic level, not merely at a trade level.


Isolationist? No — Donald Trump has a vision for the world and he’ll make it happen

January 23, 2017

Donald Trump’s inauguration unquestionably heralds a rejuvenated US-UK Special Relationship.


The PM visits the president

January 22, 2017

There’s an enormous opportunity here, both for America and for Britain. For America, it gives Donald Trump an opportunity to show what a real trade relationship between two friends ought to look like.


Obama’s Legacy: America ‘Endangered Now on Fronts That Were Inconceivable Eight Years Ago’

January 19, 2017

We’ve seen eight years of consistent decline consistent decline of American influence around the world, a weakening of structures that have been set up over decades to protect American interests around the world.


Revisit the ‘One-China Policy’

January 17, 2017

It is high time to revisit the “one-China policy” and decide what the US thinks it means, 45 years after the Shanghai Communique.


Trump dossier is beyond character assassination

This shows the contempt the President has for national security, for the criminal justice system, for the military, the list is long.


Calls for a new Iran policy

January 16, 2017

After the ayatollahs disappear into the ash heap of history we can have elections in Iran.


Previous Candidates Promised to Move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, Trump ‘Is Going to Do It’

January 12, 2017

The notion that somehow we’re violating some commitment to the Palestinians, or prejudging the outcome of negotiations over the future status of Jerusalem, is absolutely wrong, if the embassy is ultimately placed in West Jerusalem.


Friends Experienced in Diplomacy, Military, and Intelligence ‘Laughed At’ BuzzFeed’s Trump Dossier

The press is not a priesthood, and it should get criticized just like any other business when it does something outrageous.


Obama’s not-so-smooth transition

January 7, 2017

While every outgoing administration engages in such activities to some degree, that being human nature, none recently has matched Obama’s frenetic pace.


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ABOUT JOHN BOLTON

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.