7 perils of Trump’s attempt to isolate Iran

“US President Donald Trump’s landmark speech in Saudi Arabia May 21 signals a reversal of policy from the Barack Obama administration and will ratchet up tensions with Iran. A day after a record-breaking 42 million Iranians signaled their desire to engage the world by re-electing President Hassan Rouhani, Trump appeared in an autocratic monarchy to call on “nations of conscience” to “isolate” Iran … Given Trump’s apparent strategy, there are at least seven perils the United States could and should avoid.”

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“7 perils of Trump’s attempt to isolate Iran,” Al Monitor, Seyed Hossein Mousavian, May 22, 2017.