Steep Turns in the Middle East Policy. The US Can Become Hostage of Regional Powers Interests
On May 8, 2018, Donald Trump announced the US withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal. Simultaneously the Iran-Israel conflict began to escalate: on May 10, Israel conducted a missile strikes against "Iranian military targets" in Syria - allegedly in response to a similar act of aggression against it. Alexander Aksenyonok, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and Deputy Chairman of the Association of Russian Diplomats, spoke in an interview with www.valdaiclub.com about how the US decision on the JCPOA influenced the regional policy and the escalation of the conflict.