Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicJohn Bolton

Topic: John Bolton

Trump firing Esper, Mattis, Bolton and Tillerson has meant a reboot for India too

‘Trump terminations’ have meant a reboot in New Delhi as top Indian ministers, officials had developed a rapport with those who were shown the door.

Trump is bringing the Iran nuclear deal back to life

Although head-snapping reversals in Trump’s foreign policy are the norm, even for him this is a landmark and could foreshadow more stunning changes if he returns for a second term.

‘He’ll be okay’ — An unsympathetic Trump said about Modi after Iran oil sanctions

In The Room Where It Happened, former US National Security Advisor John Bolton writes about how an ‘inconsistent’ Trump and ‘wobbly’ Pompeo dealt with Iran oil sanctions.

India-Pakistan Balakot tensions were never really a crisis ‘in substance’: Ex-US NSA Bolton

John Bolton’s memoir ‘The Room Where It Happened’, which releases Tuesday, recounts incidents of 26 February 2019, when President Trump was in Vietnam to meet Kim Jong-un.

Trump put re-election ahead of national security, says former NSA John Bolton

Former national security adviser John Bolton is on a media blitz to promote his tell-all book, one of the most damaging accounts yet of Trump’s White House.

Trump was eager to help autocrats by interfering in US courts, reveals John Bolton book

The details offer new evidence of Trump’s apparent willingness to use his personal political heft to curry favours with leaders leaders from Turkey to China.

Trump sought help of China’s Xi to win 2020 re-election, former NSA Bolton writes in book

Trump pleaded with Chinese President Xi last year to help him win re-election by buying more US farm products, former NSA John Bolton has written.

US sues to block the ‘book Trump doesn’t want you to read’, written by former NSA Bolton

John Bolton’s book joins a list of more than 20 written by former administration officials or others attempting to tell the inside story of Trump’s White House.

Boris’ Brexit woes as Bush-era Bolton gets the boot in the US

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Sardesai on Shah’s rise, P Philipose on ‘civic death’ after Assam NRC, Ayoob on Bolton exit

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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