Washington’s relations with Tehran have remained severely crippled throughout the four years of Donald Trump’s presidency. The US unilaterally ditched the Iran nuclear deal, ordered the assassination of Iranian major general Qasem Soleimani and has just introduced a new wave of sanctions against a dozen of the country’s steel and metal producers.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton revealed “one gift” her 2016 presidential rival Donald Trump could grant the US and the world.
According to the 73-year-old Clinton, it would be a major present if Trump does not “start a war with Iran in his final 15 days in office”.
Clinton also added that Trump officials were playing “a dangerous game”, without specifying the moves or policies she was referring to.
The unfortunate presidential candidate failed to mention that Trump was the only US president in the last four decades who has not launched any wars or military interventions in foreign countries, unlike her husband Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, in whose administration she served as Secretary of State.
During her years in the Obama administration, Clinton was one of the masterminds behind the introduction of international sanctions against Tehran to pressure Iranian leadership to curtail its nuclear programme. It is widely believed that these policies helped lead to the signing of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreement in 2015, also known as the Iranian nuclear deal, which compelled the…