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Will Trump Set Off the Middle East Powder Keg?

April 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
Will Trump Set Off the Middle East Powder Keg?

A Syrian government soldier flashes the sign for victory as people walk along a destroyed street in Douma on the outskirts of Damascus on April 16, 2018. (Photo: LOUAI BESHARA / AFP / Getty Images)
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Trump Finds Fellow Bully in Bolton

April 4, 2018 - 2:00pm

Nothing Donald Trump has done since his inauguration 14 months ago is more dangerous -- to the United States, and indeed, to the world -- than his selection of John Bolton for National Security Adviser. It is not surprising the president would feel most comfortable receiving advice from a fellow bully.
Trump bullies people on a nearly daily basis, directing his ire at immigrants, Muslims, women, LBGTQ people, the poor and the environment. He hurls Twitter attacks at those who disagree with him.

For Bolton, the Slaughter of 1 Million Iraqis Is a Job Qualification

March 28, 2018 - 12:29am
For Bolton, the Slaughter of 1 Million Iraqis Is a Job Qualification

I witnessed firsthand John Bolton's acts of mass murder in Iraq. Now the man who has been calling for war against Iran and North Korea for years, who worked to derail the UN's weapons inspections in Iraq, and who thinks murdering 5 percent of Iraq's population was a good idea will be our next national security adviser.Former Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa.

For Over a Decade, John Bolton Has Insisted Bombing Iran Is "the Only Real Option"

March 23, 2018 - 3:00pm

President Trump has tapped John Bolton to become his next national security adviser, replacing H.R. McMaster. Bolton is known for his ultra-hawkish views. He has openly backed war against Iran and North Korea, and was a prominent supporter of the US invasion of Iraq.

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