Whether you're a geopolitics buff, a Beltway junkie or a market addict, the week ahead has you covered.
On the geopolitical front, Trump heads to the U.N. this week and he's bringing John Bolton and his mustache along. That's pretty amusing for reasons that will be obvious to those with a sense of history. Here's some color from a pretty good Politico piece out Sunday evening:
Bolton served as a U.S. ambassador to the U.N. during the George W. Bush administration, a perch he used to denounce the institution in which he kept an office. Bolton railed at the U.N. as bloated, inefficient and a potential threat to U.S. sovereignty. He infamously suggested that if the 39-story tower on Manhattan’s East River “lost 10 stories, it wouldn’t make a bit of difference.”
It’s little wonder, then, that Bolton’s return to the U.N. is the subject of chatter among U.N. officials and diplomats already converging in New York. Some diplomats are wary about the mustachioed Trump adviser refreshing his U.N. broadsides, while others are looking to gauge Bolton’s influence on the president and will be listening closely for echoes of his rhetoric in Trump’s own words.
“J.B. is coming
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