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How America’s Iran policy is shaped in Riyadh and Jerusalem

27 July 2019

9:00 AM

27 July 2019

9:00 AM

Iran’s seizure of a British-owned oil tanker transiting the Persian Gulf has let loose a fresh round of media war chatter. Yet should another Persian Gulf War actually occur, who would benefit? Not America, that’s for sure.

The central theme of present-day US policy regarding Iran is deference. Nominally, US policy is made in Washington.

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