Trump’s pick for national security advisor, John Bolton, seen as hawk on North Korea, Iran, China

President Trump on Thursday announced via Twitter that his current national security advisor, Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, will be replaced by a longtime foreign policy expert and diplomat, John Bolton, a former UN ambassador and Bush administration official. He has worked as Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, a senior fellow [...]


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Jon E. Dougherty is a political, foreign policy and national security analyst and reporter with nearly 30 years of experience in both fields. A U.S. Army veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he holds BA in Political Science from Ashford University and an MA in National Security Studies/Intelligence Analysis from American Military University.