If Brazil deserved criticism when it was ruled by the Worker Party (Partido dos Trabalhadores) due to its friendly policy towards Iran, helping to play others’ war drums does not align with the country’s tradition, either.
A complex three-way deterrence is at work between the US, Iran and the EU, one that Israel could upset, even if it lasts without war
Tensions in the Persian Gulf and Yemen compel Washington to take an increasingly robust stance and to multiply support to its allies in the area...
Between sabotage and attacks, the Strait of Hormuz, through which one-third of the world’s oil is transported by sea, has become combustible.
Trumpism must be realistic.
In 259 characters, Donald Trump torpedoed French efforts to obtain a “break” in the crisis between Washington and Tehran.
The five countries remaining in the nuclear agreement ... must support the Iranian economy and hurry with measures that safeguard against a worsening of the situation.
[S]hows of force will become worse before gunboat diplomacy gives way to rational negotiation.
It was not very long ago that Donald Trump was calling North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “Little Rocket Man” and threatening to rain “fire and fury” down on North Korea. In response, Kim called Trump a “dotard” and promised an equally fiery attack on the United States.
But now, two summits, the exchange of [Read more]
Iran has “begun its march... towards nuclear weaponry”, said Israel’s Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz, and that is technically correct. Only one year and sixty days after US President Donald Trump tore up the treaty that guaranteed Iran will not make nuclear weapons, Iran has taken a tiny step towards reviving its [Read more]