Iran Strikes Back Against America. Is a War Coming to the Middle East?

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    (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Matt Herbst/Released)(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Matt Herbst/Released)
    (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Matt Herbst/Released)
    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Sebastien Roblin” data-reactid=”22″>Sebastien Roblin

    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Security, Middle East” data-reactid=”23″>Security, Middle East

    Tehran has started its very own maximum pressure campaign against Washington.

    Iran Strikes Back Against America. Is a War Coming to the Middle East?

    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="By most accounts, the United States and Iran came within minutes of armed conflict with each other on June 20, 2019.&nbsp;” data-reactid=”26″>By most accounts, the United States and Iran came within minutes of armed conflict with each other on June 20, 2019. 

    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Around 4:30 AM that morning, a U.S. Navy RQ-4N Global Hawk spy drone flying a routine circuit over international airspace in the Persian Gulf was shot down by an Iranian Ra’ad surface-to-air missile system.” data-reactid=”27″>Around 4:30 AM that morning, a U.S. Navy RQ-4N Global Hawk spy drone flying a routine circuit over international airspace in the Persian Gulf was shot down by an Iranian Ra’ad surface-to-air missile system.

    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Later that day, U.S. forces were ostensibly “ten minutes” away from striking three Iranian bases likely with air- and sea-launched missiles when President Donald Trump changed his mind and canceled the attack. He later cited concerns that killing an estimated 150 Iranians over the loss of an unmanned drone was a disproportionate response.” data-reactid=”28″>Later that day, U.S. forces were ostensibly “ten minutes” away from striking three Iranian bases likely with air- and sea-launched missiles when President Donald Trump changed his mind and canceled the attack. He later cited concerns that killing an estimated 150 Iranians over the loss of an unmanned drone was a disproportionate response.

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