ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS)
Israel and John Bolton’s departure
by Caroline B. Glick
September 13, 2019
…Israelis would have greeted the departure of their strong ally and friend with concern regardless of the circumstances. But the fact that he was fired (or, by Bolton’s telling, felt compelled to resign) just days after Jason Greenblatt, Trump’s envoy for negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, announced his departure and as reports proliferated that Trump was seriously considering reducing economic sanctions on Iran in the hopes of scoring a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the UN General Assembly later this month, intensified the concern. READ MORE
JNS Melanie Phillips: Boltonism must not be allowed to disappear The curious fact, however, is that the left hate Bolton for reasons very similar to Trump’s own inability to see eye-to-eye with him. For the left have more in common with Trump than they would ever care to acknowledge. On foreign policy, both are isolationists, although for different reasons. The left never support the west fighting wars in its own interests, viewing it as innately bad and oppressive while its enemies are inescapably its victims and therefore morally above reproach.
BLOOMBERG Editorial Board: If Trump Wants New Iran Talks, He Needs New Goals Too In calling for longer “sunset” provisions, the president is about to repeat his predecessor’s biggest mistake.