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May 10, 2018

Item 12 – May 2018

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RESETTING THE NORMS FOR INTERNATIONAL DEAL-MAKING… (…by threats of economic blunderbuss blasts and corrosive quick-lime invectives for emphasis) President Trump’s executive order to withdraw from the Iranian nuclear deal has reset the norms for international deal-making. Rather than applying conventional

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TURKEY IS NOW FORCED TO WALK THE LINE… (…as that hydra-headed wildfire of conflicts closes in on its borders….) After almost five years of sitting on the sidelines in its attempts to avoid getting sucked into the vortex of the

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KICKING THE CAN OF IRAN’S NUCLEAR AMBITIONS DOWN THE ROAD… (…as we’re tip-toeing forward through the tulips of…mutual distrust) After more than two and half years of diplomatic musical chairs, to negotiate some sort of deal to nullify Iran’s efforts

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GROWING STORM CLOUDS (for a possible nuclear war…) Prime Minister Yetanyahu’s recent address to Congress on Israel’s concerns about Iran’s nuclear ambitions, may be correct from his perspectives, but they ignore an even greater threat in the region…one which makes

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STUCK BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE (…facing the unintended consequences of misguided policy notions) There’s no sense trying to dodge it, but at this moment the US is stuck between a rock and a hard place…facing the unintended

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