Mike Ludwig of Truthout: Trump postponed a speech on bringing down prescription drug prices this week after promising to roll out a set of sweeping policy proposals.
Critics warn Trump's threat to torpedo the deal puts the US and Iran on a direct path to war.
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Tom Engelhardt, cofounder of the American Empire Project and author of The United States of Fear as well as The End of Victory Culture, runs The Nation Institute's TomDispatch.com. His latest book, coauthored with Nick Turse, is Terminator Planet: The First History of Drone Warfare, 2001-2050.