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Mark J. Valencia
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Opinion

Mark J. Valencia

With John Bolton leading the charge against North Korea, the US would have no qualms about breaking international law at sea, or probably anywhere else

  • The US national security adviser, known for his disdain for global treaties, is renewing a US effort to interdict ships suspected of carrying banned cargo to and from North Korea, violating UN sanctions. The trouble is, this could legitimately be seen as an act of war

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National security adviser John Bolton takes questions in the White House briefing room. Photo: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford

US national security adviser John Bolton insists Trump-Kim North Korea summit was not a failure

  • Trump abruptly cut short his meeting with Kim in Hanoi last week after the two leaders were unable to reach a deal
Topic |   Trump-Kim summit

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National security adviser John Bolton takes questions in the White House briefing room. Photo: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
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