Iran

Evan Smith
June 21, 2019 - 2:52 pm
Heightened tensions after the United States calls off an attack on Iran just ten minutes before it was to take place. President Trump said the United States was “cocked and loaded” to retaliate against Iran for downing an American drone, but canceled the strike at the last minute after Trump was...
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Patrick Gentry
June 21, 2019 - 10:20 am
President Donald Trump says the U.S. was "cocked and loaded" to retaliate against Iran for downing an American drone, but canceled the strikes 10 minutes before they were to be carried out after being told some 150 people could die. Trump tweeted Friday that the U.S. was ready to "retaliate last...
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Evan Smith
June 18, 2019 - 2:14 pm
Trump has now come out to say he is prepared to take military action to stop Tehran from having a nuclear bomb. But, notably, he left it open ended as to whether he would propose the use of force to protect Gulf oil supplies. All this comes after Washington blamed Iran for last Thursday’s attacks...
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Patrick Gentry
August 06, 2018 - 12:07 pm
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday reimposing many sanctions on Iran, three months after pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal, saying the U.S. policy is to levy "maximum economic pressure" on the country. In a statement, Trump said the 2015 international accord to freeze Iran's...
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