The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer

Dialogue of the Deaf Drives Escalating US-Iranian Tensions

April 21, 2020

The United States and Iran, acting on perceptions of one another that seem to be engraved in stone, are on a collision course that could have devastating consequences for Arab Gulf states and Iraq. The risk is magnified by each one’s adoption of policies and strategies that are based on faulty assessments of the other.