1. Trump rips New York Times and Washington Post over reports of White House discord on Iran  Fox News
  2. Senators demand answers from Trump administration on Iran threat  NBC News
  3. 'Close to inconceivable': Trump's Iran rhetoric sparks warning of Iraq war redux  POLITICO
  4. How to Stop the March to War With Iran  The New York Times
  5. Iran and the West: Can Europe restrain the US?  Al Jazeera English
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President Trump on Wednesday trashed The Washington Post and The New York Times for reporting on alleged infighting within the White House over the administration’s policy in the Middle East.President Trump on Wednesday trashed The Washington Post and The New York Times for reporting on alleged infighting within the White House over the administration’s policy in the Middle East.

WASHINGTON - Sudden White House moves in the Mideast sparked alarm in Congress on Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned President Donald Trump away from war with Iran and lawmakers in both parties demanded more information on his thinking.WASHINGTON - Sudden White House moves in the Mideast sparked alarm in Congress on Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned President Donald Trump away from war with Iran and lawmakers in both parties demanded more information on his thinking.

American warnings and threats parallel those before the invasion of Iraq, but people on Baghdad’s streets and its halls of power think the result will be different.American warnings and threats parallel those before the invasion of Iraq, but people on Baghdad’s streets and its halls of power think the result will be different.

The EU seems to be the only major power willing to stand up to the US on Iran. But does it have the strength to do so? The EU seems to be the only major power willing to stand up to the US on Iran. But does it have the strength to do so?

Iran and the West: Can Europe restrain the US? | Middle East | Al Jazeera

“The Fake News Washington Post, and even more Fake News New York Times, are writing stories that there is infighting with respect to my strong policy in the Middle East. There is no infighting whatsoever....”

Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "The Fake News Washington Post, and even more Fake News New York Times, are writing stories that there is infighting with respect to my strong policy in the Middle East. There is no infighting whatsoever...."

“.@brhodes: It appears as if John Bolton is determined to put this country on a collision course with Iran which would be devastating in the Middle East.”

Andrea Mitchell on Twitter: ".@brhodes: It appears as if John Bolton is determined to put this country on a collision course with Iran which would be devastating in the Middle East."

“"I actually do not question the intelligence at all," says @MichaelBennet about what the Trump admin says about the threat from Iran right now. On evacuating the Embassy in Iraq, "It does not surprise me." https://t.co/pvMGogvw9b”

Kate Bolduan on Twitter: ""I actually do not question the intelligence at all," says @MichaelBennet about what the Trump admin says about the threat from Iran right now. On evacuating the Embassy in Iraq, "It does not surprise me."… https://t.co/FTWZPJsyR5"

“If Trump, Bolton, and Pompeo try to manufacture their own military conflict in the Middle East, Congress must exercise its sole constitutional authority to say NO WAR with Iran. Individual warmongers cannot be allowed to drag the entire country into a war it doesn’t want (again).”

Ed Markey on Twitter: "If Trump, Bolton, and Pompeo try to manufacture their own military conflict in the Middle East, Congress must exercise its sole constitutional authority to say NO WAR with Iran. Individual warmongers cannot be allowed to drag the entire country into a war it doesn’t want (again)."

Republicans and Democrats say they should be briefed on why U.S. diplomatic missions in Iraq were evacuated and the alleged Iranian threat behind the move.Democrats accuse the Trump administration of taking reckless steps that could lead to war with Iran.

President Trump is struggling to present a unified message on Iran as a military official undercut the basis for his more confrontational strategy.President Trump is struggling to present a unified message on Iran as a military official undercut the basis for his more confrontational strategy.

Donald Trump struggles to present unified message; Iran tensions flare

Iraq does not want a “devastating” new war in the Middle East and will not allow the US to use its territory for military action against neighboring Iran, Baghdad’s ambassador to Moscow has said.Iraq does not want a “devastating” new war in the Middle East and will not allow the US to use its territory for military action against neighboring Iran, Baghdad’s ambassador to Moscow has said.

Baghdad won’t let Washington use its territory in war against Iran – Iraq’s envoy — RT World News

Comment: Despite the hawks in his administration, Trump, and the American public have no appetite for war with Iran, writes Tanya Goudsouzian. Comment: Despite the hawks in his administration, Trump, and the...

War in the Gulf: An inconvenient truth for the Iran hawks

A lack of congressional oversight is leaving the Trump administration on a collision course with Tehran.A lack of congressional oversight is leaving the Trump administration on a collision course with Tehran.

Can Congress Steer The U.S. Away From War With Iran? | HuffPost Canada

The U.S. is concentrating too much on the Middle East, which may cost it dearly; it has already issues such as the trade war with China, the Venezuelan crisis and Russia's increasing global effectiveness to handle

US investing too much power in the Middle East - Muhittin Ataman - Daily Sabah

President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied a New York Times report that U.S. officials were discussing a military plan to send up to 120,000 troops to the Middle East to counter any attack or nuclear weapons acceleration by Iran.

Trump denies U.S. plan to send 120,000 troops to counter Iran threat - CGTN

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With memories of the Iraq War fresh in their mind, US politicians and commentators are warning that the Trump administration is taking the country precariously close to the precipice of another war in the Middle East. With memories of the Iraq War fresh in their mind, US politicians and commentators are warning that the Trump administration is taking the country precariously close to the precipice of another war in the Middle East.

Trump denies Middle East troop deployment plan as tensions rise