Is the US on a collision course with Iran?

The fast combat support ship USNS Arctic pulls alongside the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln to conduct a replenishment-at-sea in the Mediterranean Sea.

Senior Fellow Suzanne Maloney discusses the rising tensions between Iran and the United States and the likelihood of an escalation into military conflict or changes in Iranian behavior. Maloney also discusses the severe sanctions the U.S. has imposed on Iran, their effect on the Iranian economy, and whether the Islamic Republic’s situation will remain tenable moving forward.

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Thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo, Chris McKenna, Fred Dews, and Camilo Ramirez for their support.