As the United States ramps up its pressure campaign on Iran, Tehran has maintained its defiance. As U.S. warships maneuver near the Arabian Peninsula, Iran has stated its intent to return to activities prohibited under the nuclear deal that Washington abandoned last year. A series of Stratfor analyses helps explain how the confrontation between the United States and Iran got to this point.
Assembled in this compendium are a number of essential Stratfor analyses that set the scene for the current phase of escalation between the United States and Iran....
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