Tehran 0
4 March 2019

A senior Iranian defence official posited that "the entirety of Trump's strategy in the region and the world is to the American government's economic benefits, and against the security and political independence of nations". He went on to suggest that "U.S. power is declining, and the American know they are weakened and are no longer the world's superpower; they would have overthrown the Assad government if they were still able to". 

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