Vice President Mike Pence said the White House is choosing the best response to recent attacks on a Saudi oil-facility. While speaking at the Heritage Foundation in D.C. Tuesday, he said top security officials are currently assessing the evidence of Iran’s possible involvement with the attacks.
A war with Iran appears to be increasingly likely amid allegations of the Ayatollah regime’s direct involvement in a recent attack on U.S. ally Saudi Arabia. One America’s Kristian Rouz looks into the matter.
Saudi Arabia is blaming Iran for the attacks on Aramco oil facilities over the weekend. In a press conference Monday, the spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, Turki al-Mlki, said evidence shows the weapons used in those attacks were linked to Iran.
President Trump said the U.S. doesn’t need Middle Eastern oil. This comes as attacks on Saudi oil facilities shake the world market.
Iran has rejected a potential meeting with President Trump ahead of the UN General Assembly this week.
Foreign leaders are speaking out, following the ousting of the President Trump’s fourth national security adviser. One America’s Rachel Acenas reports.
The director the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Ali Akbar Salehi, is blaming the European Union for the collapse of the 2015 nuclear deal.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper says Iran could be inching toward talks with the U.S. During a briefing with his British counterpart in London Friday, Esper said the goal has always been to get the Islamic Republic on a path toward negotiations.
A maritime security group spotted the wanted Iranian tanker off the coast of Syria, which suggests Gibraltar’s release of the vessel last month could be a mistake. One America’s Kristian Rouz explains.