Bolton exit provokes questions about Trump shift on Iran
Iran hawks and doves alike believe that President Trump’s policy toward the Islamic Republic will shift with the ouster of national security adviser John Bolton.
That’s provoked some concern from hawks, who worry Bolton’s departure could lead to a softening toward Iran given Trump’s flirtation with meeting the country’s leader.
They are particularly worried when it comes to the 2015 nuclear agreement negotiated by the Obama administration that has been shunned by Trump.
Staunch Iran hawk Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), asked this week if he’s worried about the direction of...