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.
So far, Iran has not responded to the shock of the new strategy announced by President Donald Trump. All the reactions from Tehran are confined to the repeated verbal threats that everyone is accustomed to not taking seriously, even threats to Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, who is the Iranian regime's "reformist." Zarif [Read more]
Other than shaking his fist almost daily at North Korea and Iran, it doesn't seem like the U.S. president is in the process of forming 'definitive' foreign policy initiatives.
Mayhem is the hallmark of President Trump’s policies.
Nothing better than a good enemy to reconcile lost support, even at the cost of opening an inactive front in the heart of the most troubled region of the world.
The U.S. has done the mullahs a big favor.