Could Donald Trump And Boris Johnson Fall Out Over Iran? New U.K. PM Unlikely To Bow To U.S. Pressure For Military Escalation, Experts Say

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Research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) Jack Watling said that Iran is calculating that already fatigued by conflict in the region, there is no appetite in Washington for a ground invasion, because it would create "another Middle Eastern quagmire." "While Iran is suffering under the status quo, in the short term Tehran retains escalation dominance...for now, therefore, Iran will keep ramping up the pressure," he wrote.