John R. Bolton

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  • Martha McSally, a retired Air Force colonel and a former fighter pilot, is among the "national security" candidates who've won campaign support of former U.N. Ambassador John R. Bolton. She is running for a U.S. House seat in Arizona.

    Inside the Beltway: Bolton bolsters the 'national security' candidate

    Americans must have considerable interest in supporting "national security candidates" as the planet grows more dangerous and the midterm elections approach. John R. Bolton reports that between his political action committee and super PAC, he's raised a cool $2.3 million in the second quarter of the year, with a record $4 million to date and $3 million cash on hand.


  • Exiled Iranians gathered in Villepinte, France, to listen to Maryam Rajavi, the leader of the National Council of Resistance of Iran. (Associated Press)

    Rally of strange bedfellows : To change Iran, U.S. group backs former 'terrorists'

    An array of high-level former U.S. officials, both Democrats and Republicans, were in France over the weekend calling for regime change in Iran and throwing their collective weight behind an Iranian dissident group once designated as a terrorist organization by the United States and the European Union.


  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: 'Three-state solution' is problematic

    While I have the greatest respect for former U.N. Ambassador John R. Bolton and almost always agree with his views, I have reservations about his "three-state solution" to the Middle East conflict.


  • George P. Bush, the son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and nephew of former President George W. Bush, in a new Public Policy Polling survey leads his Democratic opponent by a wide margin in his quest to be elected Texas state land commissioner.

    Inside the Beltway: The appeal of 'strong America'

    Mention "national security," and voters react. That is what former U.N. ambassador John R. Bolton has discovered. His twin political action committees accrued $1.1 million in the first quarter of the year from some 7,000 small-dollar donors in all 50 states who support Mr. Bolton's "foreign-policy approach of peace through strength," he says.


  • Former President George H.W. Bush is a very active 89 years of age. With wife Barbara, he recently hosted an advance screening of "Turn," a new AMC drama that recounts the exploits of a group of Colonial era spies. (George Bush Presidential Library and Museum)

    Inside the Beltway: The governors strut their strategy

    There are 29 Republican governors out there. But only three of them had a mighty big say in the last 48 hours by appearing at the Republican Jewish Coalition's spring leadership meeting, a very swell affair staged in Las Vegas this weekend with all the trimmings.


  • **FILE** Former United Nations Ambassador John R. Bolton (Associated Press)

    John Bolton bursts on PAC scene with $800K: 'We're evaluating candidates'

    John Bolton, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, is jumping into the upcoming elections with both feet forward, pledging to pump the $800,000 that his political action committee raised in 2013 to help those candidates he sees as best fits for America's future.


  • People pass through Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's current unrest, Kiev, Ukraine The flaring of global hot spots such as Ukraine and Syria dramatically illustrates the dwindling influence of President Obama in foreign affairs. (Associated Press)

    Foreign policy critics want Obama to chart a more proactive position

    The flaring of global hots spots such as Ukraine and Syria dramatically illustrates the dwindling influence of President Obama in foreign affairs and the staying power of his perennial rival, Russian President Vladimir Putin, analysts say.


  • Former U.N. Ambassador John R. Bolton speaks during the leadership forum at the National Rifle Association's annual convention on Friday, May 3, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/Steve Ueckert)

    John Bolton: Iran deal an 'abject surrender' for America

    John R. Bolton, ambassador to the United Nations in President George W. Bush's administration, isn't pulling punches about the United States' forged agreement with Iran: It's a poor deal.


  • **FILE** Former United Nations Ambassador John R. Bolton (Associated Press)

    John Bolton on $1.67B aid to Pakistan: ‘Grit your teeth’ and pay

    The United States may be struggling under the burden of ever-growing debt, but quitting payments to Pakistan is the wrong move, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said Tuesday.


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