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What's Next Will Not Be Long in Coming

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Jan 29, 2020 at 15:15

In a general sense, speculating 'what's next for (President) Trump and Iran' poses several paths of contemplation, not the least of which comes as the United States still cannot come to grips that President Trump is still the president. Dependent upon one's perspective, that fuels just as much speculation on its own merit (or notoriety) as all eyes are focused on what Israel is doing with the almost unquestioned encouragement of the Trump American administration. President Trump's political survival is still up for debate while the same is observed for PM Netanyahu; all of which supplants the question: what is truly expected from the intentions of the Iranian regrouping of the Islamic Republic.

The Ayatollah Khameini is still mulling the circumstances of his changed conditions in the theatre of the proxy war in the Middle East; of the Syrian/Russian reconfiguration of the western Levant, Turkey realigning its southern/eastern/Mediterranean borders; and Jordan now confronted with its potential change on its western front with Israel: Sinai is in its own paradigm shift as a potential interface between Egypt and Gaza, which is set to become part of the next intifada.

The face-off between President Trump and the Iranian regime's threat for vengeance is to be short in coming: the ayatollahs need to regain some composure and it will be hard in coming as the anger of the proposed 'deal of the century' cannot be contained from any direction. The saying, be careful what you asked for-you may just get it, is now being brought to the surface as the initial parrying for best position on all fronts is beginning to take full view and it will be hard to show any more restraint.

There is little room left for any new posturing; anyone and everyone who may try to claim a stake in what is about to happen are not left with much more to say: action becomes inevitable. All the preliminary anticipation of what the Middle East might be able to endure is quickly being leveraged and unless someone is able to step in and come to terms with what is really going to be lost, very few will survive the hatred and anger that has been simmering for quite some time and the rush to go 'all in' will be very hard for some to resist.

And in retrospect; all of this comes because one who was not expected to be the leader of the free world has made everyone sit up and take notice. Who knew?

What's next for President Trump and Iran? Do we really want to go there?

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Title Commenter Date Thread
1Iran and Trump [42 words]Jon PurizhanskyJan 21, 2020 11:40257345
What's Next Will Not Be Long in Coming [431 words]M ToveyJan 29, 2020 15:15257345
Deafening Pause as Israeli and American Politicking are Shifting [259 words]M ToveyMar 4, 2020 11:56257345
Time to Exhale - Many Have Not Yet Come to Understand - So Breathe [432 words]M ToveyMay 8, 2020 23:07257345
Iranian Self Deprecation Now Lit Up? [130 words]M ToveyMay 15, 2020 20:53257345
Iranian Regime - Malicious Intentions Now in Greater Retrospect [249 words]M ToveyMay 21, 2020 18:14257345
Trump Card Now Appearing in Annexation Hand [80 words]M ToveyJun 3, 2020 17:14257345
Why the World Fears Annexation - Fear is Iran's Main Export [233 words]M ToveyJun 24, 2020 12:19257345

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