US President Donald Trump, plainly over his depth in strategic matters, could soon be faced with unprecedented challenges to American national security. In this connection, the most expectedly daunting threats will concern some forms or other of nuclear strategy and nuclear war.
Israel-Iran Nuclear War: it may be sensible to study what is currently happening between Washington and Pyongyang as a suitable “model” for ascertaining Israel’s long-term existential threats originating from Iran.
We wish Netanyahu Godspeed in his efforts to expose Iran’s hostile jihadist agenda, but success is unlikely. Confronting Iran may turn out to be Israel’s problem to solve, perhaps joined by some of its Arab neighbors.
As US President Trump prepares for crisis bargaining with North Korea’s Kim Jung-un, he will need to understand the vital difference between genuinely cost-effective intellectual foundations of an inevitable escalation, and plainly shallow “fire and fury” bellicosity.