President Donald Trump’s decision Thursday to name John R. Bolton as his new national security adviser greatly increased the likelihood of a US exit from the Iran nuclear deal next month, according to analysts. * New Trump adviser has long pushed for exit from Iran deal * Bolton, Pompeo promotions make deal ‘fix’ unlikely * Sanctions freeze has returned 1 million b/d to world market Bolton’s appointment does not make a departure from the deal inevitable, but it “certainly increases the likelihood,” Richard Nephew, a principal deputy coordinator for sanctions policy at the State Department during the Obama administration, said Thursday. Trump announced on Twitter Thursday that Bolton, a Fox News analyst and former US ambassador, would replace Lt. General H.R. McMaster as his national security adviser effective April 9. Nephew said that while Trump will continue to receive policy advice from some within the White House with more […]