A Brief Assessment of the U.S.’ Iran Strategy

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It’s been a week of escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran, beginning on Monday with reporting by The New York Times that senior U.S. leaders were reviewing plans to send as many as 120,000 U.S. troops to the region, in the event that Iran launches attacks against U.S. interests, or reinstates work on its nuclear program.

Leaders from both Iran and the U.S. have publicly said they do not want war, and are seeking diplomatic solutions.  Where is this headed?

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