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Why Iran raises the Iraq Syndrome spectre

The Trump administration is opting for a policy of containing Iran, but the problem is that President Trump's mixed messages raise the risk of things getting out of hand

The nuclear deal with Iran, followed by the lifting of economic sanctions against it, had been part of President Obama's strategy to give Tehran incentives to end its aggressive moves against US allies.


IN THE aftermath of the Vietnam War in the early 1970s and the end of the American military presence in that country where the United States had suffered a painful strategic blow, a national consensus seemed to be evolving: From now on, the American people and their...

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