John Bolton: Spearhead for the american Zionists to attack Iran for Israel.
January 2, 2007 12:31am CST
John R Bolton Ex-US diplomats round on Bolton Fifty-nine former US diplomats have written to the chairman of a key Senate committee in protest at the nomination of John Bolton as ambassador to the UN. The diplomats, who served under both Republican and Democrat presidents, described Mr Bolton, a known critic of the UN, as "the wrong man" for the job. They urged the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to block his appointment. Mr Bolton served as under-secretary of state responsible for arms control during President Bush's first term. Chief among the objections was Mr Bolton's stated view that the UN "is valuable only when it directly serves the United States". Veterans object In addition, Mr Bolton was criticised for his record as US arms control supremo. He had an "exceptional record" of undermining potential improvements to US national security through arms control, the diplomats complained. Among the most senior signatories was Arthur Hartman, former ambassador to France and the Soviet Union under Presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan and assistant secretary of state for European affairs under President Richard Nixon. Princeton Lyman, a former ambassador to South Africa and Nigeria, Monteagle Stearns, US representative in Greece and Ivory Coast, and Spurgeon Keeny Jr, Jimmy Carter's deputy director of arms control, also signed the letter