US President Donald Trump is under “tremendous pressure” from war hawks in Washington to take military action against Iran, which would be politically “disastrous” for his administration, says an American military and political analyst.
There’s “a lot of pushing against Donald Trump to do something of a military nature toward Iran,” said James Jatras, a former US Senate foreign policy analyst.
“I don’t think he would move forward with any aggressive action because it would be disastrous for him and his administration, but he’s under tremendous pressure here in Washington,” Jatras told Press TV on Tuesday.
In May, Trump unilaterally scrapped a landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran and reinstated its sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
Besides withdrawing from the deal, Washington had also threatened the Islamic Republic with the “strongest sanctions in history” as well as military action.
Iranian officials said…