The poisonous fruits of “maximum pressure.” Barbara Slavin explains the destructive effects of the Trump administration’s economic war on Iran.

Stop the sanctions madness, Senator Rubio. Dan Drezner tells us why Rubio’s threats against the Solomon Islands are an absurd overreaction.

Iranian students barred from boarding U.S.-bound flights. The Davis Enterprise reports on a number of cases of Iranian students with valid student visas being turned away from their flights to the U.S.