Washington Reacts to Bolton’s Replacement of McMaster

<> on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa.

Washington is reacting to the news that Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster will be replaced by John Bolton – news delivered by a tweet from President Donald Trump – the same way he announced the departure of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Cipher Brief experts weighed in on what this would mean for Iran, North Korea and national security in general. Their conversations are adapted for print below.

Ambassador Joseph DeTrani, former U.S. Special Envoy for Negotiations with North Korea

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