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John Bolton: Coast Guard to Help Reassert US Leadership in Arctic
May 23, 2019
John Bolton: Coast Guard to Help Reassert US Leadership in Arctic
The U.S. national security advisor wants the U.S. Coast Guard to challenge growing Chinese and Russian military influence in the Arctic.
John Bolton: Coast Guard to Help Reassert US Leadership in Arctic
With Diplomacy on Life Support, North Korea Names and Shames Pompeo, Bolton
April 24, 2019
With Diplomacy on Life Support, North Korea Names and Shames Pompeo, Bolton
North Korea’s attacks on Pompeo and Bolton showcase a less delicate diplomatic approach.
With Diplomacy on Life Support, North Korea Names and Shames Pompeo, Bolton
Bolton: China Is One Reason US ‘Looking at Strengthening National Missile Defense’
March 19, 2019
Bolton: China Is One Reason US ‘Looking at Strengthening National Missile Defense’
A top U.S. official contradicts the 2019 U.S. Missile Defense Review’s view on managing China’s strategic arsenal.
Bolton: China Is One Reason US ‘Looking at Strengthening National Missile Defense’
Will President-Elect Bukele Alter El Salvador’s Relations With China?
February 15, 2019
Will President-Elect Bukele Alter El Salvador’s Relations With China?
John Bolton and Nayib Bukele recently discussed ways to counter “Chinese predatory practices.”
Will President-Elect Bukele Alter El Salvador’s Relations With China?
US INF Withdrawal: Weighing the Costs in Europe and the Benefits in Asia
November 05, 2018
US INF Withdrawal: Weighing the Costs in Europe and the Benefits in Asia
Yes, withdrawing from the INF Treaty opens up options in Asia, but are they worth it?
US INF Withdrawal: Weighing the Costs in Europe and the Benefits in Asia
Pushback: America’s New China Strategy
November 02, 2018
Pushback: America’s New China Strategy
A situation report from Washington assessing the U.S. whole of government opposition to China’s challenges.
Pushback: America’s New China Strategy
INF Withdrawal: Bolton’s Tool to Shatter China-Russia Military Ties?
October 24, 2018
INF Withdrawal: Bolton’s Tool to Shatter China-Russia Military Ties?
U.S. withdrawal from the INF Treaty could heat up the Russia-China border.
INF Withdrawal: Bolton’s Tool to Shatter China-Russia Military Ties?
North Korea Has the Trump Administration All Figured Out
August 22, 2018
North Korea Has the Trump Administration All Figured Out
Pyongyang is working to decouple Trump from his deputies.
North Korea Has the Trump Administration All Figured Out
Trump's Iran Sanctions Reimposition Takes the JCPOA One Step Closer to Collapse
August 07, 2018
Trump's Iran Sanctions Reimposition Takes the JCPOA One Step Closer to Collapse
The core bargain at the heart of the JCPOA doesn't exist in the way it was designed to any longer.
Trump's Iran Sanctions Reimposition Takes the JCPOA One Step Closer to Collapse
Making Sense of the Third Inter-Korean Summit: What It Means and What Comes Next
May 04, 2018
Making Sense of the Third Inter-Korean Summit: What It Means and What Comes Next
The historic third inter-Korean summit sets up an uncertain process ahead. What will become of the Korean Peninsula?
Making Sense of the Third Inter-Korean Summit: What It Means and What Comes Next
What National Security Advisor John Bolton Means for India
March 27, 2018
What National Security Advisor John Bolton Means for India
Bolton's stance on Pakistan won't bother India, but his approach to Iran is deeply concerning.
What National Security Advisor John Bolton Means for India
John Bolton Enters the Trump Administration: What to Expect
March 23, 2018
John Bolton Enters the Trump Administration: What to Expect
John Bolton could unleash and enable Trump's worst instincts on foreign policy.
John Bolton Enters the Trump Administration: What to Expect
After the Call: Does Taiwan Have a Plan for the Trump Years?
December 05, 2016
After the Call: Does Taiwan Have a Plan for the Trump Years?
What is Taiwan looking for from Donald Trump?
After the Call: Does Taiwan Have a Plan for the Trump Years?
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