Question for Trump: Was he aware of Bolton’s request for a menu of targets for potential U.S. strikes? Did he authorize it?
How many quarrels, conflicts and wars, and with how many adversaries, can even the mighty United States sustain?
Who determines what are “basic rights” or “universal values”?
Why, then, is President Donald Trump toying with such an idea?
So far, a lot of bellicosity from Washington but little return for the bluster.
The Israelis, Saudis and Beltway War Party want to kill the deal because they want a clash with Tehran. Don’t let them.
The hawks are goading him–will it be war, or mockery for bluffing?
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The last man standing between the U.S. and war may be a four-star general affectionately known as “Mad Dog.”
Israel and the anti-Iran hawks want to drag us right into the heart of fruitless conflict.
If he starts war in Lebanon or in the Gulf, he is on his own.
U.S. leaders continue to bluster and make threats they don’t back up.
If he crosses, he joins Bush II in the history books.
The country did not vote for confrontation or war.
How is this regime even a threat?
The Naval seizure brought back bad memories, but was not a reason for war.