Iran vs US: Trump cornered?
Susanne Koelbl works for the weekly "Der Spiegel“. She just came back from Saudi Arabia where she reported about the attacks. She is convinced: “Trumps policy of maximum pressure generated maximum counterpressure.”
Ali Fathollah-Nejad, is an Iran expert of the Brookings Institution in Doha. He believes: “Iran seems to have overplayed its thus far well-calculated strategy of escalation."
Rick Noack is a correspondent for the Washington Post here in Berlin. He says: “Trump’s so-far hesitant response may both reflect concerns over a military conflict ahead of presidential elections 2020 — and the lack of a consistent strategy in Iran.”