Posts Tagged: Iran deal
The only upside to Bolton's dangerous aggression toward Iran is that it may put him too far out in front of Trump.
Large majorities support arms control, curbs on military spending, and international institutions. The question is what they're willing to do about it.
The flurry of favors the president did for Bibi could constrain U.S. policy — and hurt people in the region — for years to come.
There are no upsides to the recent designation of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist organization — unless you're trying to provoke a war.
Centrist liberalism is dead, and Trump is a disaster. But progressives can use what he's done to remake America and its place in the world.
It's unpopular at home and abroad, and regional politics don't favor it. But we should take neocons like Bolton at their word.
The forever war in the Middle East is far from over.
Division in the ranks of the conservative movement is a critical sign that a war with Iran isn't inevitable.
But for the Korea talks to work, the administration will have to value diplomacy far more than it did on Iran.
Maybe Trump really thinks sanctions will produce a "better" Iran deal. More likely, they're designed to justify conflict.