Trump names hawk Bolton as national security advisor

Bolton: China and Russia ‘Interfere with U.S. Military’ in Africa

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton, unveiling President Donald Trump’s Africa strategy on Thursday, accused Russia and China of “predatory practices” that interfere with American military operations on the continent and pose a significant threat to America’s homeland security interests.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks at the National Electoral Council (CNE) headquarters in Caracas, during the ceremony in which he was proclaimed as re-elected President for the term 2019-2025, on May 22, 2018. - Venezuela said Tuesday it was the victim of a 'political and financial lynching' after the United …

Venezuela’s Maduro: John Bolton Personally Ordered a Hit on Me

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro on Wednesday accused U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton of personally plotting his assassination, claiming the governments of Colombia and Brazil had joined the conspiracy against him.

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Putin Threatens Arms Race if U.S. Exits Nuclear Treaty

Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened an arms race with the United States on Tuesday if the Trump administration follows through on its pledge to pull out of the intermediate-range nuclear forces (INF) treaty.

US citizens Victor and Cynthia Liu say they have been barred from leaving China since June

U.S. Seeks Return of Family Held in China Ahead of G20 Summit

The Trump administration is advocating for the Chinese government to allow two young Americans trapped in the communist country to return home on the eve of President Donald Trump and other American officials meeting with Chinese dictator Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Argentina.

Outgoing deputy National Security Advisor Mira Ricardel, right, looks on as President Donald Trump arrives for a Diwali ceremonial lighting of the Diya in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

White House Deputy National Security Adviser Mira Ricardel Faces Exit

News of Ricardel’s departure was first reported by the Wall Street Journal. She served under National Security Advisor John Bolton as his second in command but was ousted after clashing with the first lady on her trip to Africa, according to NBC News.

Iran's Ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, Reza Najafi talks to the media after the IAEA board of governors meeting at the International Center in Vienna, Austria. Najafi and Herman Nackaerts of the U.N.'s nuclear agency met Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 for talks on resuming a U.N. probe …

U.N. Nuclear Watchdog Reports Iran Cooperating with Nuclear Deal

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said in a confidential quarterly report that Iran is abiding by the limits to heavy water and uranium stockpiles set by the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), otherwise known as the Iran nuclear deal.

US vows to up Iran pressure but says not after regime change

John Bolton: U.S. Will Oppose Beijing Deals Blocking Passage in South China Sea

National Security Advisor John Bolton warned the Chinese government Tuesday that Washington would sternly oppose any attempts to block free transit in the international waters of the South China Sea, anticipating Beijing proposing a “code of conduct” in the region to grant it control of territory far outside its borders.

John Kelly, John Bolton Fight

John Bolton and John Kelly Clash Over Border

White House chief of staff John Kelly and National Security adviser John Bolton erupted in a shouting match on Thursday, according to a report from Bloomberg News reporter Jennifer Jacobs.