White House National Security Adviser John Bolton revealed on Tuesday that Iran repeatedly violated the 2015 nuclear deal, contradicting statements by U.S. intelligence officials that Tehran was in compliance with the now-jettisoned accord.
The Pentagon released a statement on Friday that called a New York Times story, which reported President Donald Trump is considering reducing the number of U.S. forces in South Korea, false.
President Trump, backed by a new hardline national security team along with new evidence uncovered by Israel, is likely to end U.S. participation in the controversial 2015 Iran nuclear deal.
Nadia Schadlow, the White House deputy national security adviser for strategy, has resigned and will leave her position at the end of this month.
White House Homeland Security Advisor Tom Bossert resigned on Tuesday, marking another in a series of recent departures from the Trump administration.
New National Security Adviser John Bolton will be crucial in guiding President Donald Trump toward a long-term solution in Syria, but it will be a tougher job now that Iranian and Russian forces are entrenched in the conflict, national security experts said Monday.