Now that it is reelection season, Trump cannot risk another foreign adventure, especially since the economy he overstretched with excessive spending is signaling a possible crash.
[T]rump shouldn't have any need to start a war with Iran ... his principal strategic axis is the Indo-Pacific and his target is China.
If the Democratic campaign keeps to an ‘anyone but Trump’ approach, it will lose. He will eat them for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
[O}ne can imagine a situation in the near future where the U.S. government names Mexican drug trafficking mafias as terrorists and kills some of their drug lords ... in the same way it killed the Iranian leader.
The United States has definitively and irrevocably buried the concept of international law.
[I]t is clear that the presidential campaign and the imminence of war go hand in hand.
In first place, the publication lists the 2020 U.S. election. Eurasia Group — for the first time — lists internal sources within the U.S. political system as a global risk.
The bottom line for the U.S. in the Middle East is to avoid sinking into the chaos present there.
A future saddled with tension looms, but this is not much different from what the region has gone through over the last 70 or 80 years.
Now, this is a free lesson for Sadc leaders in particular and African leaders in general, of the effects of allowing foreign superpowers to establish military bases in your region, let alone country