Last week Tillerson was given the boot, this week McMaster is leaving. General H.R. McMaster, Trump’s National Security Advisor, will be replaced by John Bolton. McMaster’s replacement, John Bolton, is much too similar to Tillerson’s. An extremely hawkish individual, Bolton has connections to anti-muslim groups and has advocated for preemptive military force against North Korea and Iran. With the US-North Korea Summit supposed to happen at the end of May, it is interesting that the US national bird is starting to look even more like a Hawk than a Bald Eagle – a big scary Hawk that is poised to slam the door on multilateralism. America First indeed, but at what cost?
Written by Mertice Ho