The U.S. exit from the Iran deal and the “maximum pressure” campaign have escalated tensions between Washington and Tehran in recent months. Iran has called the announced deployment of US troops to the region “a very dangerous game,” and the alleged involvement of Iran in the oil tanker attacks last week only exacerbate fears of a military clash, whether by design, by miscalculation, or by accident. Carnegie's William J. Burns joins the Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg to discuss the possbility of war with Iran.

William J. Burns
William J. Burns is president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He previously served as U.S. deputy secretary of state.
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This was originally broadcasted by the Aspen Institute.