Inside Bolton’s exit: Mongolia, a mustache, a tweet

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Bolton was in Mongolia. More than 1,200 miles (1,930 kilometers) away, President Donald Trump orchestrated an image for the world’s front pages by becoming the first U.S. president to set foot in North Korea, shaking hands with Kim Jong Un on the north side of the demilitarized zone. The distance was […]

Bolton faces tense talks with Russia over nuclear treaty

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton faces two days of high-tension talks in Moscow beginning Monday after President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty. Trump’s announcement that the United States would leave the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces, or INF, treaty brought sharp criticism on Sunday from […]

Rights groups warn against US flouting international court

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Afghan rights workers warned Tuesday that the U.S. national security adviser’s blistering attack on the International Criminal Court investigating war crimes allegations will strengthen a climate of impunity in Afghanistan, prolong the war and embolden those carrying out acts of violence. In a speech Monday, John Bolton said Washington would not cooperate […]

Bolton visits Moscow to talk possible US-Russia summit

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser travelled to Moscow Wednesday for high-level meetings to lay the groundwork for a possible U.S.-Russia summit. John Bolton met Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov for talks that reportedly lasted two hours, after which he headed to the Kremlin for a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. […]

McMaster out, Bolton in as Trump’s national security adviser

WASHINGTON (AP) — Charging ahead with the dramatic remaking of his White House, President Donald Trump said Thursday he would replace national security adviser H.R. McMaster with the former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton, a foreign policy hawk entering a White House facing key decisions on Iran and North Korea. After weeks of speculation about McMaster’s […]