Iran-US standoff: Trump’s options

US President Donald Trump seems to have no intention of backing down in the US-Iran standoff. He is said to be weighing various options, including more targeted assassinations and strikes on IRGC targets and bases.

What are these options?

How does he approach the situation?

These questions and more are answered in the following 390-word report.

[Fully reproduced in TR Defense Weekly Issue No 27/02 – January 10, 2020]

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