Trump Is a Danger to U.S. Security

January 31, 2024

When I became President Trump’s national security adviser in 2018, I assumed the gravity of his responsibilities would discipline even him. I was wrong. His erratic approach to governance and his dangerous ideas gravely threaten American security. Republican primary voters should take note.


In Moldova, Kremlin imperialism is on the ballot

January 04, 2024

Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, Moldova’s much larger neighbor, has overshadowed the dangerous reality that Moldova itself is also a battlefield between Russia and the West for dominance in the territory of the former Soviet Union. And while Moldova is small (population of about 3.25 million), its politics are just as complex as other independent states once part of the USSR.


Republicans are wrong to isolate the US from Ukraine

October 28, 2022

This article was first published in the Washington Examiner, on October 28th, 2022. Click here to read the original By Ambassador John Bolton Russia’s unprovoked aggression against Ukraine seems an unlikely trigger to awaken long-dormant strains of isolationism within the Republican Party.  The worst conflict in Europe (and the largest refugee flows) since World War […]


Putin Must Go: Now Is The Time For Regime Change In Russia

October 04, 2022

By Ambassador John Bolton This article was first published on October 4th, 2022, in 19fortyfive. Click Here to read the original. “For God’s sake, this man cannot remain in power,” President Biden said of Vladimir Putin in March, a month after Russia’s second unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, in remarks the Washington Post called “the most […]


Putin’s resolve hasn’t collapsed. He may be planning his most outrageous gambit yet

August 15, 2022

This article first appeared in The Telegraph on August 12th, 2022. Click here to read the original article. Be prepared for Russia to halt hostilities and exploit European weakness in a brazen attempt to secure many of its objectives  Russia’s failure to capture Kyiv shortly after its February 24 invasion, kill or overthrow Volodymyr Zelensky, and seize […]


The Case For American Leadership

June 27, 2022

By Ambassador John Bolton This article first appeared in the Washington Examiner on June 27th, 2022. Click here to see the original article. This week, President Joe Biden attends the G-7 summit in Germany and a NATO summit in Spain.  These meetings of the free world’s major economic powers and its paramount political-military alliance are particularly significant. America and its allies, […]


Biden must decide what ‘victory’ in Ukraine means — and if he’ll do what it takes to win it

May 05, 2022

This article appeared in The New York Post on May 5th 2022. Click here to view the original article. President Joe Biden’s responses to Russia’s attack on Ukraine comprise a series of failures. First, he failed to deter the invasion itself, the devastating consequences of which are unfolding daily. Second, US intelligence grossly overestimated Russia’s military […]