Trump fires US national security adviser John Bolton
President Donald Trump on Tuesday forced out John Bolton, the United States's national security adviser with whom he had significant disagreements on Iran, Afghanistan, North Korea and a raft of other geostrategic challenges.
But John Bolton insists he resigned. The two had increasing arguments because Bolton had wanted to take a hardline stance against those countries while Trump had wanted to reduce the US's military presence abroad.
Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher reports from Washington, DC.
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