The World from Berlin 'Never Before Has the World Been as Close to War with Iran'

The EU tightened sanctions against Iran Thursday, but stopped short of imposing an oil embargo against the country. Meanwhile, pressure in the US Congress mounts for stricter penalties on Iran. German commentators weigh the options against Iran Friday, concluding that none of them are promising.
Iranian protesters stormed the British Embassy in Tehran this week.

Iranian protesters stormed the British Embassy in Tehran this week.

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-- Mary Beth Warner