It’s as if the policy of brinkmanship that Iran has adopted has become standard in Washington as well.
Fake news is obviously a problem, but even real news, if taken out of context and reduced to one picture or 140 characters, can falsify reality.
President Donald Trump attacked Steve Bannon, his chief strategist up until August of last year, after a book on the White House discussed a meeting of Trump's closest aides with Russian officials in 2016. Trump said that Bannon lost his mind after he lost his job because Bannon said that Trump's son’s meeting with [Read more]
The problem is that U.S. strategy has proven to be a failure. With spreading instability, those who have felt threatened have found an interested spokesman in Putin.
<i>Political scientist Vyacheslav Matuzov talks about the consequences of Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the transfer of the U.S. Embassy there.</i>
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News of the Iranian fleet’s arrival in the Gulf of Mexico clearly has the flavor of a political and media response to the latest tensions regarding Iran, especially in the Persian Gulf.
If there is a region in the world where tensions could lead to conflicts with terrible consequences, it is the Middle East. Washington, the principal ally of Saudi Arabia and Israel, and Moscow, ally of Iran and Syria, should act soon to lessen the tension.
Trump’s approach in this matter ... is also based upon a boorish ignorance of diplomacy, of the text’s content, and of the real goal of the signed agreement.