John R. Bolton

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John R. Bolton
Ambassador John Bolton at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference (cropped).jpg
25t Unitit States Ambassador tae the Unitit Naitions
In office
August 1, 2005 – December 9, 2006
PresesGeorge W. Bush
Secretar-GeneralKofi Annan
Precedit biJohn Danforth
Succeedit biZalmay Khalilzad
3rd Unner Secretar o State for Airms Control an Internaitional Security
In office
Mey 11, 2001 – Julie 31, 2005
PresesGeorge W. Bush
Precedit biJohn D. Holum
Succeedit biRobert Joseph
18t Assistant Secretar o State for Internaitional Organization Affairs
In office
Mey 5, 1989 – Januar 19, 1993
PresesGeorge H. W. Bush
Precedit biRichard S. Williamson
Succeedit biDouglas J. Bennet
Personal details
BornJohn Robert Bolton
(1948-11-20) 20 November 1948 (age 71)
Baltimore, Maryland
Poleetical pairtyRepublican
Spoose(s)Gretchen Bolton
BairnsJennifer Sarah Bolton
Alma materYale Varsity
Yale Law Schuil
ProfessionLawyer, diplomat
ReligionLutheran
Militar service
Service/branchUnitit States Airmy Naitional Guard
UnitMaryland

John Robert Bolton (born November 20, 1948) is an American lawyer an diplomat who haes served in several Republican admeenistrations. Appyntit on a recess appyntment, he served as the U.S. ambassador tae the Unitit Naitions frae August 2005 till December 2006.[1] He resigned in December 2006, when the recess appyntment wad hae itherwise endit,[2][3] acause he wis unlikely tae win senate confirmation.[4][5]

Bolton is currently a senior fellae at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI),[6] frequent op-ed contreibutor tae the Wall Street Journal an the Naitional Review, Fox News Channel commentator, an o coonsel tae the law firm Kirkland & Ellis, in thair Washington D.C. affice.[7] He wis a foreign policy adviser tae 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney.[8] He is an aa involved wi a broad assortment o ither conservative thynk tanks an policy institutes, includin the Jewish Institute for Naitional Security Affairs (JINSA), Project for the New American Century (PNAC), AEI, Institute o East-West Dynamics, National Rifle Association, U.S. Commission on Internaitional Releegious Freedom, an the Cooncil for Naitional Policy (CNP). Kent for his strang views on foreign policy, eften equatin diplomacy wi weakness an indecisiveness,[9] Bolton is eften describit as a neoconservative,[10][11][12] tho he personally rejects the term.[13]

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  1. Jennifer Senior (January 1, 2006). "Bolton in a China Shop". New York. 
  2. "White House announces John Bolton's resignation". International Herald Tribune. December 4, 2006. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2006-12-05. Retrieved 2009-01-03. 
  3. "President Bush Accepts John Bolton's Resignation as U.S. Representative to the United Nations". White House, Office of the Press Secretary. December 4, 2006. Retrieved 2006-12-04. 
  4. "John Bolton resigns as ambassador to U.N." Associated Press. MSNBC. December 4, 2006. Retrieved 2009-03-19. 
  5. Cooper, Helene (December 4, 2006). "John Bolton resigns as ambassador to U.N." World. The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-03-19. 
  6. Scholars – John Bolton', American Enterprise Institute, Retrieved January 4, 2013
  7. Kirkland & Ellis LLP > Bolton, John R. Kirkland & Ellis, Retrieved February 6, 2009.
  8. Rosenthal, Andrew (September 28, 2012). "Bolton Calls Obama's Benghazi Response 'Limp-Wristed'". The New York Times. 
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  10. John Bolton: The Angriest Neocon
  11. "Empire Builders: Neoconservatives and their blueprint for US power", Christian Science Monitor, June 2005.
  12. David Ramm, "Bolton, John R.", Current Biography Yearbook, 2006.
  13. Jacob Heilbrun, They Knew They Were Right, Random House (2008), p. 266.

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