Iran, Trump — and what the crisis says about his lack of credibility - News Summed Up

Iran, Trump — and what the crisis says about his lack of credibility


What is clear to everyone watching, though, is the Trump administration’s complete lack of credibility as it continues its bumbling attempts to express a coherent Iran policy. Iran could very well have been behind the tanker attacks, as the Trump administration claims. By withdrawing from the deal, the Trump administration gave up key leverage that it could use against the regime. By its own rhetoric, the Trump administration is currently exerting what it calls “maximum pressure” on Tehran. Iran standoff exposes credibility issue for Trump with U.S. allies


Source: Washington Post June 17, 2019 18:47 UTC



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