In 259 characters, Donald Trump torpedoed French efforts to obtain a “break” in the crisis between Washington and Tehran.
[T]his relatively measured response comes at a time when Tehran has lost hope in European mitigation measures.
Threatening free, peaceful navigation is a very serious matter that should have consequences for the theocratic dictatorship in Tehran.
The waterways of this region are vital for trade and cool heads must now prevail.
[T]he Iranian question has been transformed into an unavoidable concern within the always delicate agenda of peace and security of the world.
As always, Trump has acted thoughtlessly, without considering the gravity of the situation.
After Iran, why would North Korea trust a single thing Washington says?