Ripping up Iran deal will leave the US isolated

President Donald Trump's new national security adviser John Bolton has never met a war he didn't want.

Mr Bolton defends the 2003 invasion of Iraq and advocates attacking North Korea, too. He believes that the United States should have bombed Iran years ago, rather than negotiating an international agreement to prevent it from obtaining a nuclear weapon.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 28, 2018, with the headline 'Ripping up Iran deal will leave the US isolated'. Print Edition | Subscribe