Trump aide: Syria withdrawal waiting on ‘conditions’

Politics 01/06/19, 07:59

President Donald Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, said Sunday that the U.S. military withdrawal from northeastern Syria is conditioned on defeating the remnants of the Islamic State group, and on Turkey assuring the safety of Kurdish fighters allied with the United States. Bolton, who traveled to Israel to reassure the ...

Trump aide trying to allay Israeli concerns on Syria pullout

Politics 01/05/19, 11:48

The White House has sent national security adviser John Bolton on a mission to allay Israel's concerns about President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria. The pullout announced before Christmas was initially expected to be completed within weeks, but the timetable has slowed as the president acceded to ...

Ivanka Trump plans global women’s economic development push

Politics 12/31/18, 18:05

Ivanka Trump is set to launch a White House effort aimed at women's global economic empowerment in early 2019. A formal launch for the initiative was planned for next week but has been postponed amid uncertainty about the government shutdown, the White House said Monday. The original plan for the event ...

US seeks to counter growing Chinese influence in Africa

Politics 12/13/18, 00:50

The Trump administration wants to see an increase in U.S. investment and trade in Africa as part of a new strategy aimed at countering China's growing influence on the continentNational security adviser John Bolton is expected to lay out priorities Thursday for what the administration calls "the continent of the ...

Trump invites Brazil President-elect Bolsonaro to visit US

Politics 11/29/18, 10:02

President Donald Trump is inviting the incoming president of Brazil to visit the United States.White House national security adviser John Bolton says he extended the invitation to Jair Bolsonaro on Trump's behalf during a "productive" meeting he had with him in South America ahead of the Group of 20 summit ...

Melania Trump publicly calls for White House aide’s firing

Politics 11/13/18, 15:47

In an extraordinary move, Melania Trump is publicly calling for the dismissal of a top White House National Security Council official. After reports circulated Tuesday that the president had decided to remove Mira Ricardel from the NSC, the first lady's spokeswoman issued a statement saying: "It is the position of the ...

Trump says he ‘probably’ won’t meet with Putin in Paris

Politics 11/05/18, 16:23

President Donald Trump said Monday he "probably" won't be meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin when he travels to Paris later this week, but will meet with him at the G-20 gathering of world leaders later this year in Argentina. White House national security adviser John Bolton had said previously that ...

US vows tough approach to Venezuela, Nicaragua and Cuba

America 11/01/18, 13:15

The Trump administration is laying out a tougher approach to Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, says those three countries form a "troika of tyranny" and he's announcing new sanctions on Venezuela and Cuba, and says the U.S. will impose additional ones on Nicaragua. Bolton says ...

US official says Putin invited to visit Washington next year

Politics 10/27/18, 02:18

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin has been invited to visit Washington next year. Bolton said "we have invited President Putin to Washington after the first of the year for, basically, a full day of consultations." He said no date has been set yet. Bolton ...

US official: Russian arms impede Nagorno-Karabakh settlement

Europe 10/25/18, 07:37

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said Thursday that Russian arms supplies to both Azerbaijan and Armenia have hampered the settlement of their conflict over the region of Nagorno-Karabakh.Speaking on a visit to the Armenian capital, Bolton told reporters that Russian arms sales to both countries have "clearly not contributed ...

Trump’s adviser meets Russian defense minister in Moscow

Europe 10/24/18, 03:14

U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser is meeting with Russia's defense minister in Moscow just a few days after Trump announced that he intended to pull the United States out of a landmark nuclear weapons treaty. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Tuesday lauded National Security Adviser John Bolton for his ...

Update: Polish leader calls treaty move ‘understandable’

Europe 10/23/18, 00:59

The Latest on John Bolton's meetings in Moscow (all times local):2:20 p.m.Poland's president says President Donald Trump's announcement that he intends to pull the United States out of a 1987 nuclear weapons treaty is "understandable" in light of Russian activities.President Andrzej Duda was asked in Berlin on Tuesday whether Poland ...

Bolton faces tense talks with Russia over nuclear treaty

Politics 10/20/18, 20:33

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton faces two days of high-tension talks in Moscow beginning Monday after President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty.Trump's announcement that the United States would leave the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces, or INF, treaty brought sharp criticism on Sunday ...

White House outlines counterterrorism strategy, slams Iran

U.S. 10/04/18, 15:59

President Donald Trump's national security adviser is outlining the administration's long-awaited counterterrorism strategy and offering harsh words for Iran.John Bolton calls Iran the "central banker of international terrorism." He says the strategy will rely on military and nonmilitary means to fight extremists, focusing on Islamic State militants as well as ...

Update: US to warn Iran of ‘hell to pay’ for defiance

World 09/25/18, 14:49

The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local):2:35 p.m.U.S. national security adviser John Bolton will warn Iran of "hell to pay" and "serious consequences" if it defies the U.S.Bolton was to deliver a speech Tuesday in New York featuring rhetoric that is tough even by the standards ...

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