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Europe’s elections

May 13, 2017

Recent elections in France and the United Kingdom, with more to come in the next few months, bring important consequences for the United States.

White House pushing FBI, DOJ is a fantasy

May 11, 2017

James Comey severely damaged the credibility of the F.B.I. He endangered 300 million individual Americans by his commentary on Hillary Clinton.

Trump’s Only Mistake Was Not Firing Comey on January the 20th

My only criticism of the Trump administration decision was that they should have fired [James Comey] on January the 20th.

Was Comey’s firing a long time coming?

May 9, 2017

Better late than never on this firing.

Another American snatched

May 7, 2017

To deal with kidnappers is simply to encourage more kidnapping.

Should Susan Rice testify?

May 5, 2017

If she didn’t do anything other than a national security she should say so and explain why.

Comey ‘Should Have Been Fired’; He Should Bring Clinton Indictment or Be Silent

May 4, 2017

The rule for prosecutors and investigators, alike, should be you either bring an indictment against somebody, or you remain silent publicly.

No ‘Definitive Evidence’ That China Is Pressuring North Korea

May 2, 2017

[China] makes cosmetic changes in their policy and then when America – with our famously short attention span – looks somewhere else, it’s back to business as usual.

China’s choice on North Korea

April 28, 2017

Reuniting Korea, essentially by the South peacefully absorbing the North, is in both of our best interests.

The threat from North Korea is real

April 26, 2017

The tip of the spear is North Korea and its capabilities, but they can be shared with anybody, which is why this is such a serious moment.

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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.