The unilateral turn taken by the White House ... represents a danger to peace in the Near East.
Since his arrival at the White House, Donald Trump has gambled by abandoning the containment and appeasement policies specified in the anti-nuclear pact promoted by his predecessor, Barack Obama, and backed by the European Union, in favor of economic sanctions on the ayatollahs’ regime.
[T]his late overreaction is a highly dangerous move that compromises allies and creates an unnecessary risk of war that could take on disturbing dimensions both in the region and also in the EU.
The international community, so reviled by populist, individualist and isolationist leaders recently, must take a step forward.
Without a doubt, the assassination of Soleimani is a declaration of war that Iran cannot avoid.
The left-wing populism of Corbyn, Sanders and Warren is sinking against a backdrop of economic well-being.
Why is Trump’s reelection possible? Because 76% of the country thinks that the economy is doing well.
For Trump ... no price is too high if it achieves the nuclear deactivation of Iran.
[T]rump’s decision to set fire to the Iraqi lot with a drone strike debases the political climate from the eastern Mediterranean to the Persian Gulf.