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The Factors That Could Push the U.S. and Iran to War

Jun 12, 2019 | 09:00 GMT
An armed Iranian speedboat in the Strait of Hormuz on April 30, 2019.

An armed Iranian speedboat in the Strait of Hormuz on April 30. A war between the United States and Iran would have major global economic and energy consequences.

(ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cooler heads in Washington and Tehran would rather avoid a major conflict, but circumstances could complicate their efforts to extinguish a conflagration, should one start....

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