The Week’s Most Interesting Reads
Collective punishment has always been Iran hawks’ stated goal. Eli Clifton reminds us that attacking the Iranian people has always been the purpose of the economic war.
The worst intelligence failure in U.S. history. Micah Zenko considers who is responsible for the coronavirus debacle in the U.S.
How Trump sanctions on Iran will worsen the pandemic. Mahsa Rouhi and Narges Bajoghli explain why “maximum pressure” makes it harder for Iranians to combat coronavirus.