Given the circumstances, there is a danger of both sides pushing escalation past a point of no return. And John Bolton, Trump's National Security Advisor, already got one war he wanted in 2003.
[T]he most reckless actors on this chessboard, such as Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, have already started beating the drums of war.
From the moment [Trump] decided to leave the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and impose sanctions on Iran, an escalation of tensions was only to be expected.
The path to becoming a world power is still very long.
Donald Trump’s ignorance of world affairs combined with the presence at his side of Iran-obsessed ideologues such as John Bolton and Mike Pompeo have put the deal – one of the biggest achievements of US diplomacy this century – in real jeopardy.
[T]he Warsaw Conference didn’t have anything to do with encouraging peace or stability in the Middle East!