John Bolton

US and Iran sound the retreat after beating drums of war

US and Iranian leadership displayed rare agreement in comments as officials sought to publicly downplay the possibility of military conflict

US presses for deal with Turkey to protect Syrian Kurdish partners

US officials are stepping up diplomatic efforts to reach a settlement with Turkey to protect the Coalition’s partner in the…

US wants guarantees that Turkey will not ‘endanger’ Syria partner forces after troop withdrawal

National Security Advisor John Bolton said US troop withdrawal from Syria depends on conditions being met, including that Turkey should…

Trump administration struggles to explain US military role in Syria

Recent Pentagon, State Department and White House statements send mixed signals about a future US military presence in Syria, and…