Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicJohn Bolton

Topic: John Bolton

Disagreeing with Trump was Bolton’s job, not his failing

Donald Trump, who is surrounded by people who fear contradicting him, needs a forceful advocate like John Bolton.

John Bolton’s exit shows Trump has no use for procedural regularity

Bolton is the third national security advisor to leave the White House, pointing to larger cracks in the US administration's organisational structure.

Without Bolton, Trump can now go soft on Iran

Trump has supported maximum pressure, but he has also flirted lately with diplomacy on the Iran sanctions issue.

What NSA John Bolton’s exit means for US foreign policy

With Trump showing interest in striking deals with Iran and North Korea, Bolton’s exit seemed necessary.

Trump-Jinping tariff battle and May’s Brexit exit

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Iran steps away from parts of 2015 nuclear deal

The recent military threats by the US seem to have provoked Iran’s leadership into action.

US deploys bombers to Middle East in response to Iran’s ‘troubling warnings’

 Turkey’s electoral body announces re-poll in Istanbul after ruling party loss.

US won’t renew expiring Iran oil waivers, White House says

The decision could spike crude prices just as Donald Trump begins to gear up to campaign for a second presidential term.

Ajit Doval had discussed Balakot strike with US NSA John Bolton on 16 February

The discussion between the two national security advisers was during a phone call on 16 February, two days after the Pulwama terror attack.

US National Security Adviser John Bolton dials Ajit Doval twice after Pulwama attack

So far, more than 70 American lawmakers including 15 Senators have condemned the attack.

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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