Trump can't bully Iran into doing what he wants, but he can still avoid another war in the Middle East

Aug 27, 2020 - Business Insider

From the moment President Donald Trump announced that the US was withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal, Washington's policy toward the Islamic Republic has been best summarized by a schoolyard taunt: Give me your lunch money.

The Trump administration's embarrassing defeat at the UN Security Council this month and its attempt to snapback all UN sanctions on Tehran — despite opposition from even close American partners — is indicative of a bankrupt approach ma...