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Biden’s bad move in Yemen

This article appeared in The Daily News on February 8, 2020. Click here to view the original article. By John Bolton February 8, 2021 Yemen’s long, bloody “civil war” — which has essentially become a proxy war between Iran and Gulf Arabs — is correctly seen as a humanitarian tragedy. Too many, however, including President […]

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Beijing Won’t Let America ‘Compartmentalize’ Climate Change

Biden officials’ urgency about emissions makes them likely to sacrifice more-important goals. This article appeared in The Wall Street Journal on February 3, 2020. Click here to view the original article. By John Bolton
February 3, 2021 President Biden is eager to make climate change a central issue, and he can expect an intense debate. The trade-offs […]

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Assaulting Sovereignty and Freedom through Investment and Banking

By Dr. David Wurmser January 26, 2021 Many have recently become aware of the immense distortion posed by the alliance of large social media with government, enshrined in US Section 230, which exempts such firms from liability and undermines anti-trust actions. While this poses an obvious threat to free speech, as was exposed during the […]

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Trump didn’t think, or act, strategically about China. Biden needs to do both.

This article appeared in The Washington Post on January 25, 2020. Click here to view the original article. By John Bolton January 24, 2021 China honored me with an Inauguration Day surprise, sanctioning 28 former Trump administration officials, myself included, for being generally unkind to its authoritarian rulers. China’s real target, though, was the minutes-old Biden […]

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Trump Impeachment 2.0 Is as Flawed as the First

I am not saying Trump is innocent. But if his foes really wanted to punish him, they would simply ignore him. This article appeared in The National Review on January 25, 2020. Click here to view the original article. By John Bolton January 25, 2020 I have nothing good to say about Donald Trump’s meretricious […]

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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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