FAST FIVE: Buchanan Warns, War With Iran Would Become "Trump's War"
It would become the defining issue of his presidency, as the Iraq War became the defining issue of George W.
If the Revolutionary Guard, which answers to the ayatollah, did attach explosives to the hull of the tankers, it was most likely to send a direct message: If our exports are halted by US sanctions, the oil exports of the Saudis and Gulf Arabs can be made to experience similar problems.
Yet if the president and the ayatollah do not want war, who does.
The sullen Iranian middle class has given up on the possibility of reform or prosperity.
The lower classes, once tethered to the regime by the expansive welfare state, have also grown disloyal.