Analysis As Tensions Rise Between U.S. and Iran, Each Side Is Waiting for the Other to Blink

Both Tehran and Washington eschew war, but must save face. A powerful mediator, like Moscow and Beijing, is necessary to pull them back from the brink

comments Print
U.S. President Donald Trump gave the Iranians his phone number and told them to call if they want to talk. The Iranians replied that they have no intention of calling, because there s nobody to talk to. They...