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EXPLANATION by OnTheIssues.org:
John R. Bolton is a Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative think tank.
John R. Bolton, a diplomat and a lawyer, has spent many years in public service.
From August 2005 to December 2006, he served as the U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations.
From 2001 to 2005, he was under secretary of state for arms control and international security.
At AEI, Ambassador Bolton's area of research is U.S. foreign and national security policy.
Bolton writes a periodic column (since 1997); some recent columns are summarized here.
The columns are often published elsewhere, but are posted permanently on www.aei.org.
-- Jesse Gordon, jesse@OnTheIssues.org, Sept. 2013
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Budget & Economy|
Cure for recession is increasing private-sector activity.
China falsely regulates pollution under Law of the Sea.
Support new sovereigntists against globalistas.
We need a president who believes in American exceptionalism.
US strength is not provocative, but restrains rogues.
North Korea is unnatural relic of post-WWII deal; reunify it.
International Criminal Court constrains U.S. freedom.
UN Arms Trade Treaty violates our Second Amendment freedoms.
UN Arms Trade Treaty is end-run around Congress.
No gun control via unwritten international law.
Publicizing US intelligence collection endangers lives.
"Nuclear zero" leaves US with dangerously low level of nukes.
Assimilate immigrants: not embarrassed by Americanization.
Don't impede advances in space technology, even if military.
War & Peace|
If you want peace, prepare for war.
Iraq is better off now than under Saddam.
Leaving Afghanistan is act of surrender in war on terror.
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