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Iran crisis: A new case of wagging the dog?

As the Democrat candidates gear up for November, how well they capitalise on Trump's troubles in the Middle East depends on how they craft their message and who delivers it

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The opposition to a new war is apparent even among members of Mr Trump's electoral base, who were drawn to his criticisms of the war in Iraq and pledge to end US military interventions in the Middle East and bring the troops back home.

THERE has always been a lot of intermingling between American popular culture and politics, and between Hollywood and Washington. Perhaps this explains why a former movie actor (Ronald Reagan) and a reality television show star (Donald Trump) were able to mount a successful run for the...

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