With such friends, the West no longer needs enemies.
Tehran sees the Khashoggi crisis and the Turkish attack against Saudi Arabia as a gift from heaven.
It was a year ago, when he first attended the annual session of the General Assembly at the United Nations, and made it crystal clear: Only the United States matters to him.
He is lucky that derision does not kill.
These bad jokes may provoke hilarity, but the person telling them shouldn’t. In the end, a threat is always a threat.
Trump did not mince his words about the Iranian government.
To accept that the threats of China, Russia and Iran in the region are alarming is to resign oneself to Washington's diagnosis concerning defense and security.
As much as it may be a bold and praiseworthy idea on the surface ... the idea of a MESA military alliance against Iran, with the participation of the U.S., is as practical as teaching eggs to fly. The idea is also bold, potentially useful, but at the same time impractically idiotic.