De-escalation with Iran a shared goal of feuding U.S. lawmakers

World / Politics Jan 9, 2020

De-escalation with Iran a shared goal of feuding U.S. lawmakers

U.S. lawmakers across the political spectrum called for de-escalation of tensions with Iran Wednesday following back-and-forth airstrikes, but clear divisions remained over President Donald Trump's military strategy with Tehran. Republicans praised the commander in chief for signaling he had no immediate plans to respond militarily ...

World leaders condemn Iran missile attack targeting U.S. troops

World Jan 9, 2020

World leaders condemn Iran missile attack targeting U.S. troops

World leaders on Wednesday condemned Iran's missile attack on Iraqi bases housing U.S. and other foreign troops and urged an end to the escalating confrontation between Tehran and Washington. Iran said it had acted to avenge the U.S. killing of top Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani ...

U.S. and Iran: Months of escalating tensions

World Jan 8, 2020

U.S. and Iran: Months of escalating tensions

Tensions between Iran and the United States have been steadily escalating for months. After a U.S. strike killed a top Iranian commander last week and Iran launched retaliation strikes on Wednesday, here is a review: Terror blacklist On April 8, 2019, Washington declares Iran's elite Revolutionary ...