John Bolton's 'troika of tyranny' message has its risks
Sunday, 21 April 2019 (CNN)Last week, US National Security Adviser John Bolton took direct aim at specific leaders in Latin America, declaring that the "troika of tyranny -- Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua -- is beginning to crumble." He also outlined new measures the Trump administration is taking, such as sanctions on the Central Bank of Venezuela, to hasten their demise. Many may interpret Bolton's declaration, which echoes President George W. Bush's oft-repeated "axis of evil" phrase, as a new foundation for pursuing regime change. Samantha Vinograd The 'three stooges' These "three stooges of socialism," as Bolton calls the leaders of the three countries, are are not the targets of his rhetoric alone. President...
North Korea criticized another White House official this week, taking aim at President Trump's U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton just days after Pyongyang said it wanted Secretary of State Mike Pompeo replaced in nuclear talks. Colette Luke has more.
President Donald Trump wants to take a diplomatic strategy when it comes to lowering recent tensions with Iran, rather than allowing it to spiral into an armed conflict. Trump's sentiment is reportedly..