America’s hand is too strong.
DONALD Trump is well known for his desire to cut American military commitments overseas. Indeed, it is one of his most attractive characteristics. But his attention span is short, he plays a lot of golf, and he does not have the knack of choosing good advisers.
His main domestic advisers on the Middle East are [Read more]
The United States and the international system it helped create cannot continue indefinitely along this path of incoherence and ignorance.
The insanity of Donald Trump’s latest threats to Iran begs the question: Is this simply comedic bluster, or is there a real risk of war?
Washington’s hardening with regard to Iran ... is happening within the larger context of U.S. withdrawal, both from the Middle East and the rest of the world.
Recent U.S. sanctions on Iran were the culprit behind this escalation.
[T]he warmonger-in-chief has also been preparing for these dirty tasks his entire life...
The US has already opened a rift with its allies by tearing up the nuclear deal and talk of war will only make it harder to build an alliance of like-minded countries to try to curb Iran's behaviour.