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Bolton returns to his former position

Bolton returns to his former position

Ex-national security adviser John Bolton went back to his old job Friday as the head of a pair of political action committees, and announced $10,000 donations to five Republican candidates ...

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Trump called Egyptian leader ‘my favorite dictator’

President Trump, while awaiting a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi during the Group of Seven (G7) summit, called for “my favorite dictator,” The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. “Where’s ...

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Trump says John Bolton was holding him back on Venezuela

President Trump on Thursday argued that his former national security adviser John Bolton was holding him back on foreign policy efforts while speaking out about the former top aide for ...

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Trump: Pompeo will not replace Bolton

Trump: Pompeo will not replace Bolton

President Trump on Thursday said he does not plan to make Secretary of State Mike Pompeo his national security adviser. The president told reporters as he left to attend a ...

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Trump brings up failed Taliban peace talks in 9/11 remarks

President Donald Trump on Wednesday used his remarks at a memorial service marking the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks to bring up his dashed peace talks with the Taliban. ...

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John Bolton was fired, and the price of oil instantly fell

Oil prices fell swiftly on Tuesday after President Donald Trump fired Iran hawk John Bolton as national security adviser. The surprise exit of Bolton prompted speculation that the tensions between the United States and ...

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Trump fires John Bolton as national security adviser

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he asked for the resignation of national security adviser John Bolton. “I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed ...

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How Not to Run the World

Once upon a time, the American commitment to regularity in meetings and reasoned decision making allowed the rest of the world to sleep a little easier. The most significant shock ...

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John Bolton isn’t quitting

It’s hard to see how Bolton can stay. Trump has long known that Bolton wanted war more than he does. He sidelined him on North Korea and overruled him on ...

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It’s time for Trump to put a little pressure on Kim — and on John Bolton

The Trump administration’s approach to North Korea has been guided to two conflicting instincts: 1) that there is no hurry in achieving denuclearization, and 2) that everything must be done ...

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