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In 2005, President Bush gave John Bolton a recess appointment as interim U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Bolton stepped down in 2006 after a brief and controversial tenure.
John Bolton is best known for his tenacious tenure at the United Nations, and for his tough, no-nonsense talk. The former ambassador and State Department official answers questions about foreign affairs, diplomacy and U.S. policy toward Iran and North Korea.
John Bolton, Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations; Former Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security; Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute