Iran Escalates with Another Strike

Deterrence may not work with Iranian-backed militia groups. Will war result?

The infamous asteroid Apophis is safely passing by our planet today—we are safe for now—but the signs in the sky aren’t nearly as pressing as what is happening in the Middle East.

On Wednesday morning, another militia-based rocket attack targeted U.S. troops in Iraq. While no Americans sustained injuries in the strike, this attack on the al-Asad airbase …

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