John R. Bolton was the 27th National Security Advisor of the United States. Previously, he was appointed as United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations on August 1, 2005 and served until his resignation in December 2006. Prior to his appointment, Bolton served as Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security from May 2001 to May 2005. `Mr. Bolton has written extensively on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s relationship with the United States.
Bolton was born in Baltimore, MD. He graduated with a B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Yale University and received his J.D. in 1974. He currently resides in Maryland with his wife, Gretchen.