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Threats Aside, Trump Says He’s Willing to Meet With Iranians

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said that he'd "certainly meet" with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, and without preconditions, if the Iranian leader were willing. Speaking Monday during a joint news conference with Italy's premier, Trump said he woul...
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U.S. Bombing Plan for Iran Reported, Disputed

Citing government sources, an Australian television network is reporting that the United States is prepared to bomb Iran's nuclear facilities as early as next month. "The ABC has been told Australian defence...
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Iran Says It’s ‘Unimpressed’ by Trump’s Twitter Threats

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's explosive Twitter threat to Iran's leader comes as his administration is ratcheting up a pressure campaign on the Islamic republic that many suspect is aimed at regime change. No one is predicting imminent war. But Trum...
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No, Twitter Will Not Ban Trump. Here’s Why.

NEW YORK — Calls to ban Donald Trump from Twitter are at least as old as his presidency. But it's not going to happen, at least not while he's in office. The latest strive involves an all-caps tweet sent lat...
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White House Blames Iran for War of Words With Trump

WASHINGTON — The White House on Monday blamed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for inciting a war of words with President Donald Trump, who warned that verbal threats could escalate into military conflict with ...

U.S. Following Familiar Path to War with Iran

The Cato Institute's Christopher Preble sees troubling similarities between warnings about threats posed to America's interests by Iran and the build-up leading to the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Writing for The National Interest, Preble points to the efforts by...