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Trump’s Iran Escalation Makes Him Look Weak

Kevin Doremus | @k_doremus

President Donald Trump has placed himself in a situation that he cannot easily pull out. His strongman persona is under threat by his response to Iran’s decision to down a US drone. While Trump made the correct decision, the situation with Iran demonstrated weakness and indecision. The combination of tough talk and his hawkish advisers led the US towards a war no one wants.

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Iran Flood Kills At Least 70, Leaves Thousands Stranded

Sanders Jett-Folk | @sjettfolk

Heavy rains across much of Iran have caused widespread flooding, which has killed at least 70 people. Thousands of others have had to evacuate from their homes.

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