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Trump Just Manufactured a National Security Crisis for No Reason
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Trump Just Manufactured a National Security Crisis for No Reason

Author Michael Fuchs discusses how President Donald Trump's decision to leave the Iran nuclear deal could put the lives of Americans—and people around the world—in danger.

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  • Michael Fuchs

Imagine the president of the United States of America sitting in the White House Situation Room with his top national security advisers and deciding that there are not enough threats to US national security. There are not enough wars and humanitarian crises around the world. The United States is bored. Imagine the president deciding to manufacture a new national security crisis that will directly threaten America, its allies and the world.

Sounds like the work of fiction, right? Unfortunately, not. President Trump announced his decision for the United States to violate the diplomatic agreement that is currently preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon – and with that decision Trump produced a new, unnecessary crisis.

The above excerpt was originally published in The Guardian. Click here to view the full article.

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Michael Fuchs

Senior Fellow