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Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancée criticized the Trump administration’s response to his murder

The fiancée of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi wrote a scathing New York Times op-ed about Washington's lackluster response to his murder.
President Donald Trump holds up a memorandum that reinstates sanctions on Iran after he announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal in the Diplomatic Room at the White House May 8, 2018 in Washington, DC.

How the Trump administration got into a showdown with Iran that could lead to war

The Trump administration has rejected suggestions it's moving toward war after deploying military assets in response to unspecified threats.
Fox News host Tucker Carlson has reportedly been advising President Donald Trump on Iran in recent weeks.

Fox News host Tucker Carlson has reportedly been privately urging Trump against a war with Iran

Carlson, who hosts "Tucker Carlson Tonight," has been critical of Trump's foreign policy advisers on his show in recent weeks with regards to Iran.

Trump might use a law signed days after 9/11 to justify war with Iran

Lawmakers are pushing back against the Trump administration's case for using the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force to attack Iran.
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln in the Indian Ocean, January 18, 2012.

The US has been privately telling Tehran that it will attack if Iran makes this one wrong move

"The Iranians believe that we won't respond, and that’s why we’ve been very clear in our message," a top US general said on Tuesday.
An oil tanker is seen after it was attacked at the Gulf of Oman

Trump administration dodges questions on calls for a UN probe of tanker attacks as it struggles to convince allies of Iran’s guilt

The Trump administration has been dodging inquiries into whether it would support an independent inquiry into the recent oil tanker attacks.

Trump says tanker attack ‘has Iran written all over it’ as Tehran denies involvement

The president doubled down on accusations that Iran was behind the attacks on two tankers, pointing to evidence released by the US military.

Owner of tanker attacked in Gulf of Oman blames ‘flying objects,’ seeming to contradict US suggestion that it was a mine

The US military said it saw what it believed to be a mine on the side of the ship, and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for the attacks.
President Donald Trump (R) holds up a chart of military hardware sales as he meets with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the Oval Office at the White House on March 20, 2018 in Washington, D.C.

Trump is keeping Congress in the dark about his dealings with Saudi Arabia that threaten to upend the Middle East

Many lawmakers are concerned the US is being exploited by the Saudi government, which they say is perpetuating chaos across the Middle East.

Trump’s Iran strategy is failing to reduce tensions as a top general warns the threat to US troops is still ‘imminent’

The Trump administration announced new sanctions against Iran on Friday, a day after a top US general warned the threat it poses is still "very real."