US National Security Advisor John Bolton’s departure from the White House has been the source of considerable concern in Israel.
US National Security Advisor John Bolton warned Iran not to ’mistake US prudence and discretion for weakness.’ He was speaking at a joint news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Sunday.
U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton warns Iran that “no one has granted them a hunting license in the Middle East,”
U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said: “The United States is … send[ing] a clear and unmistakable message to the Iranian regime that any attack on United States interests or on those of our allies will be met with unrelenting force.”
“Ayatollah Khamenei, for all your boasts, for all your threats to the life of the American president, you are responsible for terrorizing your own people and the world as a whole. I don’t think you’ll have many more anniversaries to enjoy,” said U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton.
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed John Bolton, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (NSA) to Jerusalem and impressed upon him – particularly in light of the announcement to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria – about the need for Israel to maintain sovereignty over its part of the Golan Heights.
US President Donald Trump appeared to slow down his decision to withdraw from Syria after meetings on December 30.
In the wake of one of their planes being shot down by Syrian missiles during an Israeli airstrike, Russia announced that within the next two weeks, they will be supplying Syria with the advanced S-300 missile defense system. The presence of the Russian missiles will seriously curtail Israel’s ability to cope with the Iranian military presence along their northern border and raises tensions in the region several notches.
National Security Adviser John Bolton says UK, France also agree on tougher reaction if Assad again uses unconventional weapons against his people
U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton recently announced that the United States plans to cut its funding of the United Nations Human Rights Council, which the U.S. withdrew from in June due to the body’s anti-Israel bias.