10 Questions for John Bolton

This fiery diplomat resigned as Bush's U.N. ambassador a year ago. In his new book, Surrender Is Not an Option, he offers an inside guide to foreign policy. John Bolton will now take your questions

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John Bolton.

You have been outspoken in your advocacy of using military means to remove regimes. Why do you consider this such an attractive option?


It's a question of how you deal with the most serious threats to the U.S. There are regimes that I don't think are susceptible to being talked out of their nuclear weapons.

How should Iranians feel about the unfriendly threats of war issued by the U.S.?


Our concern is not with the Iranian people, and I think we've gone out of our way to make it clear. If it...