October 10, 2017

Trump’s feud with Corker is bad news for his Iran deal plans

By Ilan Goldenberg

Source: The Washington Post

Journalist(s) Adam Taylor

If President Trump hopes to step up pressure on Iran, he didn't do his cause much of a favor this weekend by picking a fight with Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.).

Trump’s ire was apparently drawn by comments Corker made last week in which he suggested that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly “are those people that help separate our country from chaos.” It didn't take much guesswork to figure out what — or who — he meant by “chaos.”

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  • Ilan Goldenberg

    Senior Fellow and Director, Middle East Security Program

    Ilan Goldenberg is Senior Fellow and Director of the Middle East Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. He is a foreign policy and defense expert with ext...