Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton discusses three critical hot spots in the Middle East.
Bolton tells WND the Obama administration spent all of its efforts on Syria trying to get sanctions approved at the U.N. and now it doesn’t really have a strategy moving forward.
“I think they’re scrambling now. I think the administration is completely at sea as to what to do.”
Bolton explains why the instability in Syria is very different than what we encountered in Libya.
“It’s very much in Iran’s interest to keep the Assad regime in power, it’s part of their arc of influence and they’re prepared to shed a lot of Syrian blood to keep the regime in power.”
He also discusses Iran’s contradictory statements of wanting to discuss its nuclear program with the international community in one breath and calling for the extermination of every Jew within two years just days later.
We’ll also ask Bolton about the differences between the U.S. and Israel over how to confront an unrepentant Iran. And Bolton suggests the instability in Egypt is what you get by throwing a longtime ally under the bus – as he alleges the U.S. did to Hosni Mubarak last year.