The Stage Is Set for the Middle East in 2020

The dust has settled for the time being in the US-Iran duel. Retreating from the conflict, US President Donald Trump tweeted “all is well” in response to Iran’s retaliatory strikes on airbases in Iraq hosting US troops on January 8. Shortly after, he went back to his “go-to” deterrent of choice: sanctions. Faced with the possibility of a full-scale war with Iran, Trump chose to deescalate the situation. However, he announced...

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