John Bolton

China Confirms Submarine-Launched Missile Test

JL-3 is Beijing's newest nuclear missile capable of ranging US

China's Defense Ministry this week confirmed the test firing of a new submarine-launched ballistic missile the Pentagon regards as a strategic weapon capable of striking anywhere in the United States from underwater launch points.

Moscow Sends Warships to Havana in Message to US

Russian transport brings additional troops to Venezuela

Russia has dispatched several warships, including one of its newer missile frigates, to Cuba in a bid to bolster the floundering regime of Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro, according to a senior administration official.

Bolton: China Continuing Cyberattacks on Government, Private Networks

U.S. ramping up offensive cyberattacks to deter foreign adversaries

China is continuing cyberattacks against government and private sector networks aimed at obtaining intellectual property to support China's military buildup and economic modernization, White House National Security Adviser John Bolton says.

Peace Fever

Column: The Iran echo chamber tries to save its nuclear deal

Iran dealWhatever the opposite of a rush to war is—a crawl to peace, maybe—America is in the middle of one. Since May 5, when John Bolton announced the accelerated deployment of the Abraham Lincoln carrier group to the Persian Gulf in response to intelligence of a possible Iranian attack, the press has been aflame with calls for America to show restraint, pursue diplomacy, and rein in the madman with the moustache before he starts a war.