• Trump says tanker attacks aren't worth a fight with Iran as the US military prepares for confrontation

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

    Alex Brandon/AP
    President Donald Trump downplayed the recent string of attacks on tankers in the Middle East in an interview with TIME.
    He said that the attacks were "minor" issues and suggested that the waterways where ships are coming under attack are less significant than before for the US and perhaps not worth a fight.
    The president's comments are noticeably different from those of his White House national security advisor, his secretary of state, and the acting secretary of defense.
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  • The Trump Administration Thinks It Can Ignore Congress on Iran Because of 9/11

    The Trump Administration Thinks It Can Ignore Congress on Iran Because of 9/11

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Tensions between the United States and Iran are flaring-and possibly headed toward war if left unchecked.
    Attacks against Japanese and Norwegian tankers in the Straits of Hormuz, which the United States has blamed Iran for despite skepticism from European allies, coupled with Iran's announcement that it would violate the 2015 multinational nuclear deal that the Trump administration withdrew the United States from in 2018 and President Trump's move to deploy an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East, have created sky-high tensions between the two countries.
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