American foreign policy expert James Jatras believes the US military is against starting war with Iran because it does not want to get engaged in another open-ended wasteful military adventure in the Middle East region.
Jatras, a former Senate foreign policy adviser in Washington, made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Friday while commenting on a statement by the general overseeing the US military’s involvement in the Middle East.
General Joseph Votel, who heads the US Central Command, said on Thursday that the United States is not “on the road to war with Iran,” despite the fact that some Trump administration officials have stepped up rhetoric against Tehran.
“I don’t think we’re seeking to go to war with Iran, and I don’t think that’s what we’re focused on,” he said.
Jatras said that it is “somewhat reassuring that a top American general would say that we are not on the road to war with Iran. I don’t know how much…