With regard to Iran, Trump seems to pursue a similar good cop/bad cop approach.
If Trump thinks otherwise then (a) he's fooling himself and (b) he should set some preconditions through which Iran can demonstrate its potential willingness to abandon the nuclear program.
Kenyon says there will be some pressure on Iran to negotiate with the USA - but he puts that in perspective.
The "president wants to meet with folks to solve problems", he toldCNBC.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani attends a news conference at the Chancellery in Vienna, Austria July 4, 2018.
Former US presidents learnt better than Trump that Iran and its people could not be threatened, and that they would instead close their ranks and strengthen their unity against any foreign threat and pressure, he added.
Iran's currency plumbed new depths on Monday, dropping past 120,000 rials to the dollar, as Iranians brace for August 7 when Washington is due to reimpose a first lot of economic sanctions following Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear deal. Given the tone of Trump and Pompeo on Iran and the pointed commitment to making USA media accessible in Iran, it is hard to avoid drawing a parallel with that historical experience.
The commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Mohammad Ali Jafari, made the comment in an open letter published by Iran's state-controlled Fars News Agency.
Analysts do not expect a Trump-Rouhani meeting anytime soon, pointing out that Trump has, for some time, been seeking to meet Rouhani directly without success.
"They're certainly entitled to do that", spokeswoman Heather Nauert said during a July 31press conference.
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Some lower-ranking Iranian officials have responded by saying the path to direct discussions with Washington would have to include a USA return to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, as the nuclear deal involving Iran, China, France, Russia, Britain, Germany, the US and the European Union was formally called.
According to ISNA, lawmakers also want to Rouhani to explain why, after more than two years of signing a nuclear deal that curbed Iran's nuclear program in return for lifting of most worldwide sanctions, Iranian banks still only have limited access to global financial services.
"Iran does not trust the U.S.as a negotiating partner".
Trump answered, "Never, ever threaten the United States again or you will suffer consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before".
Significantly, Trump has also not articulated what he would do if his policies were to destabilize Tehran, which has been at odds with Washington since Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution, or if USA pressure were to embolden hardliners.
No U.S. president has met with an Iranian leader since the Washington cut diplomatic relations with Tehran a year after the 1979 revolution that toppled the shah, a U.S. ally.
"Any little thing that can help the people in this bad situation, I really want it to happen for us", said Fathi, a young woman working for an insurance broker.
Shortly before the tweet, Rouhani had addressed Trump in a speech, saying that hostile USA policies could lead to "the mother of all wars".
Foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi on Monday said "there is no possibility for talks", ahead of Trump's statement.
For some analysts, Trump's approach is more moderate than that of some of his top advisers, such as National Security Advisor John Bolton.
Government officials believe North Korea is continuing to manufacture missiles in a facility near its capital of Pyongyang . Trump asserted last week that his administration's plan to dismantle North Korea's nuclear weapons is "going very well".
The complaint also alleges that the Trump administration is violating states' Tenth Amendment rights to regulate firearms. The second measure is meant to ensure that even guns primarily made of plastic can be discovered by metal detectors.
Video footage showed ambulances lining the streets of Lombok and many houses damaged with only parts of brick walls standing. The landslides on Rinjani killed an Indonesian student, raising the death toll from the magnitude 6.4 quake to 16.
Revenue from the app store, music subscriptions and other services grew 31 per cent to Dollars 9.5 billion, a record for Apple . While unit sales have slowed recently, the company is building digital services and a suite of other gadgets around the device.
In a Facebook post , the San Antonio Aquarium said an employee saw the man take the shark out of the water and alerted management. Authorities say a male snatched it from a petting tank Saturday afternoon before two others wrapped it in a wet blanket .
When the moon is farther away, it orbits Earth more slowly - meaning it will take its time as it passes through Earth's shadow . Later that night, the brilliant orb would become a " blood moon " during the longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century .
North Korea got respect, trade, and weapons, and now they appear to be going on as if Singapore put no restrictions on them. Experts say the North likely wants a declaration of the end of the Korean War as part of US security assurances.
Temperatures were forecast to reach 42.8degC on Saturday, with winds of up to 13kmh, according to the National Weather Service . Firefighters douse a hotspot near various homes as the Carr fire continues to burn near Redding, California , on July 28, 2018.
On Saturday, the MS Bremen cruise ship landed on the island and polar bear guards went ashore to survey the land. A 17-year-old Briton died and four other members of the expedition were hurt before the bear was killed.
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