From Middle East and Iran and North Korea John Bolton is a pre emptive strike man - the bloody nose man he is a human wrecking ball of international relations and the world - the constraints on Trump Madness are coming off .
Will it be the end of his Presidency or the end of us ? the choice gets more stark by the hour.
Lee Byong-chul, senior fellow at the Institute for Peace and Cooperation in Seoul.
“We will have to see if Bolton opens his mouth and launches his verbal attacks against the North,” Mr. Lee said. “That will give North Korea an excuse to step away from its summit proposal.
The Trump-Bolton team then will ramp up pressure.
And we will hear more talk about a pre-emptive strike and see tensions rising again on the Korean Peninsula.”
In August 2003 North Korea personally insulting John Bolton him by describing him as “human scum and a bloodsucker.”
In the same article, a representative of the North Korean Foreign Ministry said Pyongyang would no longer deal with the Bolton, the then-undersecretary of state for arms control and international security — indeed, Bolton did not attend talks with North Korea that took place the next month.
Almost 15 years later, it is unclear whether that ban still stands.