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Jimmy Carter: Trump's John Bolton pick one of his 'worst mistakes'

28 March 2018, 01:25 | Gina Pena

John Bolton Enters the Trump Administration: What to Expect

According to old Donald Trump tweets, John Bolton shouldn't be US National Security Adviser

Just as many elements of the previous presidential administration were very different from the Trump administration, the National Security Council will change. While Bolton, President Trump's third National Security Adviser, plans to replace so many personnel, only time will tell if he too will be replaced. Here's everything you need to know. Japan, like other nations, needs to prepare for a US president that is not only unfettered but encouraged to act on his darkest impulses.

In 2013 - long before he was a presidential candidate - Mr Trump tweeted that "all former Bush administration officials should have zero standing on Syria".

If there were ever any checks on the erratic, impulsive Trump foreign policy, they almost vanished last week. Like Trump, Bolton wants the U.S.to abrogate the Iran nuclear agreement. Now Bolton will be in an even better position to persuade Trump to kill the Iran deal, and if and when that happens, to push Trump more in the direction of his own bellicose designs, which Bolton will nearly certainly cast as in keeping with Trump's vow to be tougher than Obama.

While Tillerson insisted throughout his tenure that all diplomatic avenues be exhausted with North Korea, Pompeo has spoken of decapitating that country's leadership and offering the president "a range of options" if he decides to choose a more forceful approach.

He serves as a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and a contributor to Fox News, and controls a Super PAC that used money from the billionaire Mercer family to help elect congressional Republicans.

It was one of the largest factions immediately after the revolution. He has served in that role since 2013. Gatestone is a virulently Islamophobic organization that peddles fake stories about Muslim immigrants in Europe fueling a "migrant rape crisis" in stories with headlines like "Refugees or an Occupation Army?".

Trump and Bolton see eye to eye on a more hawkish foreign policy, especially when it comes to North Korea and Iran, and are equally averse to multilateral diplomacy, whether that means the United Nations or working with the European Union. He grabbed a nearby book and placed it on the table.

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"He's also a leading hawkish voice on North Korea". Facebook said in doing so, Kogan lied to them and breached its policies.

Former President Jimmy Carter sharply criticized President Donald Trump's decision to appoint John Bolton as national security adviser, calling the move "maybe one of the worst mistakes that President Trump has made since he's been in office" in an interview with USA Today.

"Bolton can and will clean house", one former White House official told Foreign Policy, while another source said "he is going to remove nearly all the political [appointees] McMaster brought in".

Bolton has been a supporter of the exiled Mujahideen-e Khalq (People's Mujahideen) armed opposition group which Iran sees as terrorists, and has spoken at the group's events. McMaster is the sixth close adviser or aide to announce a departure in a turbulent six weeks, joining ally Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who was unceremoniously fired last week.

He forcefully argued that Iraq had WMDs - "we are confident that Saddam Hussein has hidden weapons of mass destruction", as he put in one 2002 speech. This wasn't true, and the State Department's lead bioweapons analyst at the time would not sign off on the claim. Walking in to the White House?

A second former White House official bluntly warned that "everyone who was there during Obama years should start packing their shit". "Rages against somebody. Do those things ring true to you?"

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