John Bolton

Five things we learn about Trump from John Bolton’s memoir
Donald Trump with John Bolton, his national security adviser
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Five things we learn about Trump from John Bolton’s memoir

US president is trying to block the publication of his former security adviser’s explosive book
18 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: The method behind John Bolton’s ‘madness’
John Bolton
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Instant Opinion: The method behind John Bolton’s ‘madness’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 28 January
28 Jan 2020
North Korea launches missiles hours after agreeing US talks
A man watches a television news screen reporting latest developments on North Korea's missile launch as the screen shows file footage, at a railway station in Seoul on October 2, 2019. - Nort
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North Korea launches missiles hours after agreeing US talks

No sooner were nuclear talks announced, reports emerged that Pyongyang had fired projectiles towards Japan
2 Oct 2019
Who is Robert O’Brien?
Donald Trump and Robert O’Brien
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Who is Robert O’Brien?

John Bolton’s replacement announced at a time of heightened tension
19 Sep 2019
Why did Donald Trump fire John Bolton?
Donald Trump with John Bolton, his national security adviser
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Why did Donald Trump fire John Bolton?

Row over Taliban meeting believed to be final straw in rocky relationship
11 Sep 2019
John Bolton: Trump’s Iran war hawk
John Bolton
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John Bolton: Trump’s Iran war hawk

Is the president’s national security adviser ‘the most dangerous man in the world’?
17 May 2019
Iran tensions: UK raises threat level for personnel in Iraq
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Iran tensions: UK raises threat level for personnel in Iraq

Whitehall source claims Iranian action against allied interests is likely
17 May 2019

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Why Iran is partially withdrawing from the 2015 nuclear deal
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Why Iran is partially withdrawing from the 2015 nuclear deal

Tehran to announce ‘reciprocal measures’ as tensions mount with the US
8 May 2019
Why are Russian troops in Venezuela?
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Why are Russian troops in Venezuela?

Tensions increase as Russia admits ground deployment in Caracas for first time
28 Mar 2019
US announces moves against Venezuela
John Bolton appears to reveal US plans to send 5,000 troops to Colombia
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US announces moves against Venezuela

National Security Advisor piles pressure on Maduro, while possibly also inadvertently revealing plans to send US troops to Colombia
29 Jan 2019
John Bolton: who is Trump’s new national security advisor?
John Bolton
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John Bolton: who is Trump’s new national security advisor?

The appointment of a chief architect of the Iraq invasion ‘brings America closer to a new war’
23 Mar 2018
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