[W]hen it comes to foreign policy, where it is preferable to be two or three steps ahead, Donald Trump is more of a brawler than a chess player.
[T]his relatively measured response comes at a time when Tehran has lost hope in European mitigation measures.
Here we are. Verbal escalation sprinkled with military bravado.
In the end, the fact remains that tension is mounting; one incident could ignite a fire.