US President Donald Trump has recently picked hawkish conservative John Bolton as his National Security Adviser. Experts says the new addition completes the Republican head of state’s ideal war cabinet, which also features Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis.
In an article for The Washington Post on Thursday, award winning journalist David Ignatius wrote that Bolton was in no way the “honest broker” that everybody expected a person in his new position to be.
Instead, he describes the former US envoy to the UN as a “provocateur, bureaucratic infighter and permanent enfant terrible,” who is believed to share the same bellicose qualities of Trump himself.
A pupil of Secretary of State James A. Baker III, under former President George H. W. Bush, Bolton says he is on a mission to defend his country and doesn’t worry about being seen as a “nice person.”
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