What Flynn Could Learn From Kerry About Iran
Even the most inexperienced commander knows not to escalate without having de-escalatory options at hand. That is the most troubling issue with National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's harsh "notice" to Iran yesterday in response to Tehran's ill-advised missile test. Flynn's statement may have been bluster. The Donald J. Trump presidency is only a few days old and there is pressure to signal its firmness and the approach it will take in the Middle East.