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    Re: Seized Iranian tanker Grace 1 to be released despite US plea

    Quote Originally Posted by Amelia View Post
    And Europe isn't going along with Trump's attempts to drive Iran to desperation. (Edit: I don't see "desperation" as too strong of a word -- since that is Trump's goal. His primary goal was to undo Obama's success with the Iran deal. His ongoing goal is to drive Iran to desperation. He has no plan beyond that.)

    Thank goodness. Hopefully Europe will hold strong until we can undo the mistake that is Trump and we can rejoin in global attempts to bring Iran peacefully into the international fold.
    I actually don't think it was Trump pushing it, more of a Bolton move that Trump did not have prior knowledge off
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    Re: Seized Iranian tanker Grace 1 to be released despite US plea

    Quote Originally Posted by Lord Tammerlain View Post
    I actually don't think it was Trump pushing it, more of a Bolton move that Trump did not have prior knowledge off
    Possibly.

    He has been buffeted by warring factions in the White House and he certainly seems torn now that his strong-arm inclinations have run up against his non-military-engagement inclinations.

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