How Trump is weakening America

How Trump is weakening America: His refusal to concede defeat strengthens Russia and China This article appeared in The New York Daily News on November 17, 2020. Click here to view the original article. By John Bolton November 17, 2020 As Russia, China and other adversaries try to undermine our citizenry’s confidence in American institutions, […]

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The China Nightmare’ Review: Beijing Never Got the Memo

China is not the juggernaut of Wall Street financiers’ imaginations, but that doesn’t make its expansionism any less of a threat. This article appeared in The Wall Street Journal on November 17, 2020. Click here to view the original article. By John Bolton November 17, 2020 With Joe Biden’s election now declared by the press, […]

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Trump will draw up hitlist of ‘traitors’ to blame – I fully expect to be on it JOHN BOLTON

THE 2020 US election is over. Welcome to another uniquely American institution, the “transition” to the Biden Administration. This article appeared in The Daily Express on November 15, 2020. Click here to view the original article. By John Bolton November 15, 2020 We have perhaps the longest transition of any democracy, inherited from the Constitution’s […]

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Time is running out for Trump — and Republicans who coddle him

This article appeared in The Washington Post on November 11, 2020. Click here to view the original article. By John Bolton November 11, 2020 As of this writing, the Republican Party has not suffered permanent damage to its integrity and reputation because of President Trump’s post-election rampaging. This will not be true much longer. Trump […]

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Donald Trump’s disgraceful behaviour risks doing lasting damage

This article appeared in The Sunday Telegraph on November 7, 2020. Click here to view the original article. By John Bolton November 7, 2020 The US presidential race has now widely been called for Joe Biden. The counting has been slower than we’d like, and legal challenges to the process are under way. But if […]

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China Needs to Answer for Its North Korea Policy

Beijing has long avoided paying any kind of price for its acquiescence to the Kim regime’s games. This article appeared in The Wall Street Journal on September 29, 2020. Click here to view the original article. By John Bolton September 29, 2020 For weeks, North Korea observers have speculated that Pyongyang was preparing an election […]

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Abe will be missed, not least because he tethered Trump somewhere close to reality

This article appeared in The Washington Post on August 28, 2020. Click here to view the original article. By John Bolton August 28, 2020 The resignation of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe — Japan’s most consequential leader since World War II — is a major loss for both Japan and the United States. His unprecedented longevity […]

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Iran ‘Snapback’ Isn’t Worth the Risk

It would weaken the Security Council veto, which serves U.S. interests at the U.N. This article appeared in The Wall Street Journal on August 16, 2020. Click here to view the original article. By John Bolton August 16, 2020 For the U.S., there is one point of high principle worth dying in a ditch for […]

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Trump’s China Toughness Myth

John Bolton says the president is not principled but transactional This article appeared in The New York Daily News on July 28, 2020. Click here to view the original article. By John Bolton July 28, 2020 As November’s election approaches, philosophical conservatives and Republican stalwarts alike increasingly find themselves in an uncomfortable position. They understand […]

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China’s Hostage Diplomacy

Prominent Canadians urge the government to agree to a feckless and dangerous prisoner swap. This article appeared in The Wall Street Journal on July 7, 2020. Click here to view the original article. By John Bolton July 7, 2020 Important structural changes in international affairs are often encapsulated in discrete incidents, easy to grasp even […]

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