Iran must maintain its allies in the Middle East and retain its capacity to retaliate against US allies to defend itself against possible US aggression, an American writer and retired professor says.
James Petras, who has written dozens of books on international issues, made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Tuesday while commenting on US Vice President Mike Pence’s war threats against North Korea.
Pence on Monday warned that North Korea could end up like Libya if Kim Jong-un does not cooperate with the United Sates and give up nuclear weapons.
“You know, there was some talk of the Libyan model last week. And as the president made clear, this will only end like the Libyan model ended if Kim Jong-un doesn’t make a deal,” Pence said on Monday in an interview with Fox News.
“It would be a great mistake for Kim Kim Jong-un to think he could play Donald Trump,” Pence said, adding that Trump would walk away from the talks if they…