What’s Wrong with a European Army

An expiring arms-control deal is a chance to address hypersonics and make China come to the table. This article appeared in FORUM.EU on January 18, 2020. Click here to view the original article. By John Bolton January 18, 2020 The United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, now completed at last, is the most consequential […]

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Joe Biden’s Early Test From Moscow and Beijing

An expiring arms-control deal is a chance to address hypersonics and make China come to the table. This article appeared in The Wall Street Journal on January 17, 2020. Click here to view the original article. By John Bolton January 17, 2020 President-elect Joe Biden’s advisers have been signaling that they will rely on arms-control […]

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JCPOA 2.0

This article appeared in The National Review on January 7, 2020. Click here to view the original article. By John Bolton and John Yoo January 7, 2020 The first great conflict of Joseph Biden’s presidency could erupt on the field of national security. In his most significant foreign-policy achievement, Presi­dent Donald Trump withdrew from Barack […]

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Biden Must Reverse Course on Western Sahara

Trump’s recognition of Moroccan sovereignty dangerously undermines decades of carefully crafted U.S. policy. This article appeared in Foreign Policy on December 15, 2020. Click here to view the original article. By John Bolton December 15, 2020 Outgoing President Donald Trump’s Dec. 11 proclamation that the United States would recognize Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara marked […]

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John Bolton: Four ways Republicans can move on from the election results

This article appeared in The Washington Post on December 10, 2020. Click here to view the original article. By John Bolton December 10, 2020 On Monday, Donald Trump will officially lose the 2020 presidential election. In their respective states, electoral college delegations chosen by the citizens will meet to cast their ballots. If there are […]

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The U.A.E. Needs U.S. Arms to Ward Off Iran

Misguided opposition in the Senate bodes ill for U.S. Mideast policy in the Biden administration. This article appeared in The Wall Street Journal on December 6, 2020. Click here to view the original article. By John Bolton December 6, 2020 Senate opposition to the proposed U.S. arms sales to the United Arab Emirates reflects a […]

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The Conservative Future Requires Optimism and Confidence

How the GOP can regain the voters Trump alienated, but also keep those whom he attracted. This article appeared in The Dispatch on November 30, 2020. Click here to view the original article. By John Bolton November 30, 2020 Donald Trump’s post-November 3 conduct has been consistent with his entire presidency: wholly centered on Donald […]

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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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