John Bolton is the National Security Advisor of the United States of America, and last year he directed Donald Trump’s National Security Council to explore options for a preemptive military operation that would attack the country of Iran. The Wall Street Journal reported this shocking new information in its Sunday edition.
Foreign affairs is not an area of expertise for President Donald Trump, and his withdrawal of the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal is just the latest example. As Stimson Center arms control expert Michael Krepon aptly put it recently, “Diplomacy isn’t Trump’s strong suit. Trashing Barack Obama’s accomplishments is.”
Could Donald Trump’s move on the Iran deal have been done to spike oil prices to save the Russian economy? We can’t know the answer to that question, because Trump’s motives are not clear. However we do know with certainty that Russia’s economy has been in deep trouble because of low oil prices. We also know that Trump’s Iran move is having a direct impact on current and future oil prices as well.
When Barack Obama was president, Joe Biden was vice president, and John Kerry was secretary of state, the U.S. government seemed to operate much more smoothly. Those three people were not only brilliant and dedicated statesmen but they knew how to work together, tamping down their egos for the good of all.
Republican strategist Steve Schmidt said on MSNBC that incompetent Trump had made the world less safe because he is obsessed with undoing Obama's legacy.
Former President Barack Obama released a statement after Trump withdrew the US from the Iran nuclear deal that amounted to a point by point debunking of Trump's falsehoods about the agreement.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) said that Trump has undermined national security and made a historic mistake by withdrawing from the Iran deal.
Trump was snorting, out of it, and seemed to have no idea what he was reading as he withdrew the US from the Iran deal.
One of the economic consequences of Trump's killing of the Iran deal is that it will cost already increasing gasoline prices to go even higher.
MSNBC's Ali Velshi cut through the administration's lies and rhetoric and delivered the facts on the Iran deal that Trump appears to be allergic to uttering.
European Union leaders will on Thursday reaffirm their full commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, regardless of whether an increasingly critical United States pulls out.
Whether it's our allies in Europe or our adversaries in Iran, Russia, and North Korea, the United States has become viewed as a weak and untrustworthy laughingstock under Donald Trump.
President Donald Trump is expected to announce soon that he will decertify the landmark international deal to curb Iran's nuclear program, a senior administration official said on Thursday, in a step that could lead to renewed U.S. sanctions against Tehran.
Trump's reckless determination to tear up the legacy of his far superior predecessor – Barack Obama – may make him feel better, but it's putting actual lives at risk.
After bombing two countries, provoking North Korea, and losing an aircraft carrier, the Trump administration is now picking a fight with Iran.
The recent revelation of a House Freedom Caucus 'questionnaire for prospective candidates for the Speakers' position clears up why Republicans are terrified of being Speaker, and why there is no good outcome as long as Cruz's House Freedom Caucus is allowed to exist.
Mitch McConnell tried to threaten Senate Democrats into supporting the resolution of disapproval of the Iran deal, and Democrats responded by handing the Senate Majority a second humiliating defeat.