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Putting Our Worst Foot Forward

By appointing corrupt and incompetent cronies to represent the United States, the Bush administration has damaged more than America’s reputation, weakening the international organizations the world depends on now more than ever.

Posted on Apr 26, 2007 READ MORE

Paul Szep

U.N. Envoys Sound Off on Bolton’s Departure

John Bolton, having announced his retirement as U.N. ambassador, didn’t get much love Monday, particularly from his colleagues at the United Nations.  One Security Council member, speaking anonymously, had this to say about the notoriously cranky diplomat: “People here are not against the United States, but I think the United States lost a lot of things because of Bolton’s tactics.”

Posted on Dec 4, 2006 READ MORE


Bye-Bye Bolton

U.N. envoy John Bolton’s recess appointment is unlikely to stand now that the Democrats have taken over Congress.  Although Bush has asked the outgoing Senate to rush through a confirmation, good news is doubtful for the controversial and cantankerous diplomat.

Posted on Nov 10, 2006 READ MORE

John Travolta

Bolton Confirmation Is Dead, Says Political Insider

Ding Dong, Bolton’s tenure is dead! The man who showed utter contempt for the U.N. will probably be America’s ambassador to the world no longer, reports The Washington Note’s well-placed Steve Clemons.

  • It’s time for everyone who cares about international diplomacy to strut—like John Travolta, above.

  • Posted on Sep 8, 2006 READ MORE

    Molly Ivins: Maybe If We Tried a Slingshot

    Confrontational hard-liners Don Rumsfeld and John Bolton continue to ramp up tensions between the U.S. and North Korea; Molly Ivins wonders if maybe it’s still not too late for a little diplomacy.

    Posted on Jun 28, 2006 READ MORE

    John Bolton

    U.N.‘s Bolton Rattles the Macho, Cliched Saber on Iran

    U.N. Ambassador John Bolton said that military action against Iran is “on the table,” and ?This is put up or shut up time for Iran.?

    Posted on Jun 2, 2006 READ MORE

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