Iran-US warning: Trump sanctions to spark 'devastating war', former Obama aide predicts

A WAR between Iran and the US could be sparked over oil prices, a former Obama aide has claimed.

The former defence assistant to Barack Obama, Colin Kahl noted in The Washington Post, explained how armed conflict could breakout. Mr Kahl who was deputy assistant secretary of defence for the Middle East explained that: “As tensions mount between the United States and Iran, American and Iranian leaders publicly insist they want to avoid war.” But, he added: “history is littered with accidents, misperceptions, miscalculations, hidden bureaucratic agendas and other factors...
source: Express

2019-06-12 09:50
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