Tue Sep 10th, 2019 at 04:52:39 PM EST
Never thought a line of praise for the BIG White Man ...
After the days of Boris' humiliation in the House managed by Bercow, I truly feel more comfortable going into the month of October.
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".... I asked John for his resignation, which was given to me this morning. I thank John very much for his service. I will be naming a new National Security Advisor next week."
What brought this about? Does Donald prefer to be friends with Kim and has more travel plans to the Korean peninsula? Is Trump forgetting about Israel, Netanyahu, his settlement on the Golan Heights and the coming war on Iran?
Never mind, Trump is losing Europe (-UK) anyway ... ending the battles in Eastern Ukraine, prisoner swap, release of the MH17 suspect, ... what else can John Bolton mess-up in a single week?
Donald Trump fires national security chief John Bolton | DW |
The US president said he "disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions." Bolton, a hawkish neoconservative, has held key positions under the US administrations of both Bushes and Reagan.
Trump fires Iran hawk John Bolton as national security adviser | Times of Israel |
President says he disagreed with hardline security chief; move likely signals administration shifting toward softer line with Tehran amid talk of direct negotiations.
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced that he had fired National Security Adviser John Bolton, seen as the architect of the White House's hard-line policy toward Iran.
Bolton's exit comes as Trump moves closer to direct talks with Iran after pulling out of the nuclear deal, and likely signals a shift in the administration's strategy toward a softer line with Tehran.
Bolton indicated he had been caught off guard by the tweets, writing on Twitter that "I offered to resign last night and President Trump said, `Let's talk about it tomorrow.'"
Bolton, a war hawk who previously served as US ambassador to the UN in the George W. Bush administration, had led the administration's "maximum pressure" policy against Iran designed to cripple the country's economy and possibly bring down the ayatollah regime.
He had been widely cheered by Israel's right-wing government, which had pushed the administration to abandon the nuclear deal and take a more hawkish stance toward Iran.
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○ Trump fires national security adviser, says 'his services no longer needed' | Ynet News |
Related reading ...
○ 'Time is of the essence,' IAEA tells Iran, pressing for answers | Reuters |
○ Netanyahu exposes previously unknown nuclear weapons site in Iran | JPost |
○ Netanyahu vows to annex Jordan Valley, West Bank settlements if elected
A week of severe blows to the right-wing agenda of the Atlantic Alliance!
From one friend to another …
More to follow soon ....