Trump the peacemaker? Donald says attacking Iran would be too ‘EASY,’ calls restraint a ‘sign of strength’ as others drum up WAR

Posted on September 18, 2019 12:56 pm

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As American and Saudi Arabian officials blame Iran for attacking Saudi oil refineries, President Donald Trump has remained noncommittal about a US response, calling his prior restraint a “sign of strength.”

Speaking to reporters in Los Angeles on Wednesday, the US president said that he would outline new sanctions on Iran within 48 hours, after announcing them via Twitter earlier in the day. While it would be “very easy” to attack Iran, his reluctance to do so is “a sign of strength,” Trump added.

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