US-Iran: On a collision course for war?

Financial Times/Andrew England and Monavar Khalaj/6-21-2019

“The extraordinary events of the past 24 hours were indicative of how the stand-off between the US and Iran has become a game of brinkmanship with no apparent objective in sight.”

USAGOLD note:  The president apparently pulled back from an attack on Iran at the very last moment. We see the president as a reluctant warrior when it comes to the Middle East. At the same time, the U.S. could be forced into a military reaction and that possibility hangs over the financial markets as we go into the weekend.

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