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Trump Just Fired National Security Advisor John Bolton
“I disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions, as did others in the Administration, and therefore.... I asked John for his resignation, which was given to me this morning.”
North Korea Calls John Bolton a “Defective Human Product”
Meanwhile, President Trump praised Kim Jong Un, and echoed the dictator's insults of Joe Biden—again.
Trump and Israel Team Up to Cool Tensions With Iran
U.S. officials are raising concerns that intelligence about Iran's plans to attack American allies was misinterpreted.
A U.S. War With Iran Would Cause the World "Enormous Pain." Here's Why.
“Any conflict with Iran could escalate quickly and in a really uncontrolled way.”
Even Trump Thinks John Bolton Is Too Hawkish on Iran
Trump is reportedly unhappy with his National Security Adviser, and a split is emerging over how the White House should deal with Tehran.
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What You Need to Know About Iran's Threat to Abandon The Nuclear Deal
President Hassan Rouhani warned Iran would resume some nuclear activity if the country faces more economic sanctions.
South Korea thinks Kim Jong Un might start testing missiles again
Seoul is “closely tracking and looking into all activity for possible scenarios including a missile launch.”
Trump couldn’t get Kim to sign up to his “big deal” — and it’s all Michael Cohen’s fault
“For the Democrats to interview in open hearings a convicted liar & fraudster, at the same time as the very important Nuclear Summit with North Korea, is perhaps a new low in American politics."
President Maduro hits opposition leader Juan Guaidó with a travel ban and asset freeze
Bolton: "There will be serious consequences for those who attempt to subvert democracy and harm Guaidó."
U.S. cuts Venezuela’s biggest source of revenue: oil exports
“The United States is holding accountable those responsible for Venezuela's tragic decline.”
This is where we stand with the political crisis in Venezuela
“[The White House] have kind of stuck their neck out and they really need this to work for them now because otherwise what happens is that Maduro comes out strengthened.”
Pentagon official says the U.S. withdrawal from Syria has already started
“The process of our deliberate withdrawal from Syria” has started.