Will the U.S. talk to Iran? | Inside Story SUBSCRIBE: https://youtu.be/WfsAkSb923k : Donald Trump says he was about to strike Iran after the downing of a U.S. drone, then backed off, fearing loss of lives.
The United States called off a military strike on Iran at the last minute.
It’s a move that might not sit well with regional allies.
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Israel want President Donald Trump to keep up its tough stance against Tehran.
But is Trump serious about carrying out an attack against Iran?
Or is he just ramping up pressure?
And is there room for diplomacy?
Presenter: Peter Dobbie
Hassan Ahmadian, assistant professor of political science at the University of Tehran.
Abdullah Al Shayji, professor of political science at Kuwait University.
Helen Lackner, research associate at the School of Oriental and African Studies.
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