April 02, 2020

Gil Barndollar, military fellow, was quoted in Newsweek about tensions between the U.S. and Iran and the effects of the pandemic.

..."'In terms of the decisionmaking of the Iranian regime and the Iraqi militias that largely answer to it, you're more likely to see an escalatory cycle by adding another factor to their calculations,' Barndollar, who also serves as a senior fellow at the Defense Priorities think tank in Washington, told Newsweek on a press call Thursday. He argued Iran was 'less apt to back down in face of escalations and provocations by the U.S. as a result of coronavirus.'"...

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