This seems to be the talking points for Donald Trump’s new strategy on Iran. Looks to me like lots of bluster, not going to be good for relations with Iran and probably Europe, but doesn’t destroy the nuclear agreement. And given the effectiveness of the bunch of clowns in the White House, may turn out to be a nothingburger.
It’s pretty long, so I’ll let you pull out your fave parts.
Some criticism now arriving:
Fifty percent of this reads like a cut-and-paste job from a poorly-written Wikipedia entry on the IRGC. https://t.co/H7WqvNVy3n
— Daniel W. Drezner (@dandrezner) October 13, 2017
Anybody know how to use apostrophes in the WH? Is this real? Looks like a 20 year old intern knocked this out after pulling an all-nighter. https://t.co/k5A1BGbNwh
— Josh Busby (@busbyj2) October 13, 2017
Also one confirmation that the document is genuine from a person I am reasonably confident would not say that unless he knew.
I’m feeling a bit more like kittehs tonight, but this is what we’ve got. Feel free to talk about your kittehs, however.