US President Donald Trump has appointed John Bolton his national security adviser in order to intimidate the North Koreans, says E. Michael Jones, a political analyst in Indiana.
Jones, a writer, former professor, media commentator and the current editor of the Culture Wars magazine, made the remarks in a phone interview with Press TV on Saturday.
Last week, Trump announced Gen. H.R. McMaster’s replacement, making Bolton — a former US ambassador to the United Nations — his third national security adviser, part of a shake-up that creates one of the most hawkish national security teams of any White House in recent history.
And earlier this month Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was forced to quit. CIA Director Mike Pompeo was named as Tillerson’s replacement.
“The appointment of John Bolton as the national security adviser is shocking because there is no greater war monger than among the American elite than John Bolton. Trump was…