Rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran
Clip: 05/12/2019 | 4m
Tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalated over the Trump administration’s economic sanctions and Tehran’s threat of stepped-up uranium enrichment. This week, the U.S. sent aircraft carriers to the Persian Gulf. Suzanne Maloney, deputy director of the foreign policy program at the Brookings Institution, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the standoff.
Aired: 05/12/19Video has closed captioning.
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