Raging Hawk John Bolton Trump’s New National Security Advisor

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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
Raging Hawk John Bolton Trump's New National Security Advisor

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

John Bolton replacing HR McMaster as Trump's national security advisor (effective April 9) likely means more war and greater world instability, not less.

His appointment to a sensitive administration position is something to lose sleep over.

Hillary's defeat didn't dodge a nuclear bullet, as hoped for. It gave Trump the trigger, perhaps as willing to squeeze it to prove his machismo, a terrifying possibility.

Straightaway in office he proved he's America's latest warrior president, placing hawkish generals in charge of geopolitical policymaking – accentuated by replacing Rex Tillerson with Mike Pompeo, and now raging hawk John Bolton as national security advisor.

The most perilous time in world history is now more frightening. Long forgotten is Trump's campaign hyperbole, calling NATO "o
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