[H]ere, against Iran, in this powder keg that is the Persian Gulf, the consequences of a misstep can be quick and costly.
The president has no strategy.
Americans face an uncertain future in Iraq ... the Iraqi people did not, do not, and never will accept them in their country.
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Serious and responsible politicians need to think about this, and not hatch plans about where else to ignite the fires of war.
Success is by no means certain, but if he fails – he says pointedly – he doesn’t want to fail the same way as all other efforts toward peace up to now.
[I]n short, the question has to be raised whether the maritime mishaps discussed above are really the consequence of an Iranian attack or of U.S. sabotage.
Threatening free, peaceful navigation is a very serious matter that should have consequences for the theocratic dictatorship in Tehran.
Ultimately, it is unclear whether Trump's blustering tone will halt the sudden rise in crude oil prices and calm the concerns of transporters, insurers and those familiar with the route of black gold.