Donald Trump stepped back from launching US airstrikes inside Iran, but the conflict is unabated and there appears to be no way out of confrontation for now.
The US has imposed new sanctions against Iran's top leaders, but its foreign policy has no clear focus.
Trump announced 'hard-hitting' new sanctions on Iran in response to the attack on a US drone. A peace studies scholar explains why sanctions rarely work.
Washington's reimposition of harsh sanctions against Iran is one of the Trump administration's most irresponsible acts.