The hawks who have Trump's ear on Iran

AFP

2019/06/21 | 546 words | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | DEFENCE

Donald Trump has pushed a tough line on Iran, and some close advisors have pressed the US president to get even tougher.He has abandoned an international nuclear agreement, slapped sanctions on Iran and added its Revolutionary Guards to a terrorist blacklist.Tensions have skyrocketed following Iran's shooting down of an American surveillance drone Thursday.With the Pentagon lacking a permanent boss since December's shock resignation of James Mattis, hawkish aides and legislators may hold eve...(…)

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