Former ambassador Bolton to discuss U.N.
Posted October 9, 2008; 12:09 p.m.
John Bolton, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, will deliver a lecture on "The U.N. and American Interests" at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.
Bolton was appointed by President Bush as interim ambassador to the United Nations in August 2005 and stepped down in December 2006. Prior to his U.N. appointment, he served for four years as the Bush administration's undersecretary of state for arms control and international security. Bolton also held several positions in the administrations of the first President Bush and President Reagan.
Bolton currently is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, a Washington, D.C., think tank.
His talk is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions.