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skinner November 5th, 2017 4:03pm

Yesterday Lebanon's PM Saad al-Hariri resigned as he feared for his life due to Iran's plots. Officials also intercepted a missile over Riyadh launched by Iranian-backed Houthis. Should the US do more to roll back Iran's influence in the Middle East?

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FacePalm That Trick Never Works
11/07/17 7:43 pm

A better question is CAN the US do anything.

fmm Philadelphia suburb
11/05/17 2:44 pm

hasn’t worked so well in the past for us

jfish82285 Tennessean in Colorado
11/05/17 2:01 pm

That’s not yet our problem. Interventionism has done nothing but harm.

jakecrs905 New York, NY
11/05/17 1:23 pm

Problem is if we don't get involved we need to pick someone to support strongly and make them a power in that region. I don't really see a clear state that should have that power. I know everyone will reply and say "what about Israel?" and to them, I say what about no. If a gun was put to my head I might say Jordan but still I dunno.

Domino3 Abolish the ATF
11/05/17 11:27 am

What the hell are these comments about a civil war in the US? Lol I go out of town for two damn days and this is what happens😂

SupremeDolphin They.them
11/05/17 10:22 am

No. They are resisting US imperialism. ✊🏿

Also there's little proof that Iran has actually sponsored the Houthis.

RussianThunder Russia and USA
11/05/17 9:19 am

Yes but I promise as the US tries....then Russia and China will step up to help Iran. There are still treaties in effect.
There may be a civil war brewing in the US (though that seems an overstatement) but there is one brewing that, due to treaties, could engulf much of the world. This does not really apply to NK though. China and Russia have both applied sanctions to NK on their own.

ranger13 Texas
11/05/17 9:14 am

Yes, and we can start by reimposing sanctions on them.

cowboy Proud Father
11/05/17 9:11 am

Of course not. There is a civil war brewing in the U.S. Fuck the Middle East.