President Obama came into office with a desire to wind down America’s wars overseas. Today the Middle East is a far more volatile place than it was. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports and Judy Woodruff gets an assessment from State and Defense Department officials including former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy and former Assistant Secretary of State Philip Gordon on PBS NewsHour.
Escalation or Negotiation?
By Elisa Catalano Ewers, Ilan Goldenberg, Nicholas Heras & Kaleigh Thomas
Sanctions, insults and threats: the state of U.S.-Iran relations
By Elizabeth Rosenberg
U.S. Officials Working To Build Up Maritime Coalition To Deter Further Iranian Attacks
By Ilan Goldenberg
Let’s call the whole thing off
By Chris Dougherty