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The Bolton Threat to the Iran Nuclear Deal

| Mar. 29, 2018

On the campaign trail, Donald Trump often denounced the failures of the US foreign policy establishment, including the trigger-happy Washington insiders who, too often, had led the country down the path of devastating wars. In particular, leading up to and since his election, President Trump has often invoked the example of the 2003 invasion of Iraq as a monumental mistake in contemporary US foreign policy. But, recently, President Trump appointed one of the architects of the Iraq war, John Bolton, to serve as his third national security adviser, replacing H.R. McMaster, a three-star general with a moderate outlook.

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For Academic Citation: Tabatabai, Ariane.“The Bolton Threat to the Iran Nuclear Deal.” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, March 29, 2018.

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