The Looming Threat of Conflict

ECONOMIST – The Iranians have posed a problem to Washington before now, but in recent weeks the threat has intensified. Although Professor Milani noted that Iran may not pose an existential threat to the US and Israel, the tension is still very real, and there is potential for these harsh feelings to flare into regional conflict. With the ominous implementation and escalation of sanctions hanging over every decision and posture, it will be crucial to monitor the region to see if the US may indeed have to commit itself again.

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