Tensions Are Rising with Iran, Yet No One Wants War

May 23, 2019 Topic: Security Region: Middle East Tags: IranNuclearWarDonald TrumpSanctions

Tensions Are Rising with Iran, Yet No One Wants War

Washington faces a hurdle in keeping up the pressure on Tehran and keeping Iran guessing about the White House’s intentions.

Seth J. Frantzman is a Jerusalem-based journalist who holds a Ph.D. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is the executive director of the Middle East Center for Reporting and Analysis and a writing fellow at Middle East Forum. He is the author of After ISIS: America, Iran and the Struggle for the Middle East (forthcoming Gefen Publishing). Follow him on Twitter at @sfrantzman.

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