News analysis

Europe holds key to US-Iran conflict

The US and Iran seem determined to escalate their conflict in a show of brinkmanship aimed mainly at influencing Europe.

Both sides are convinced the continent can help to sway the confrontation's outcome.

Please or to continue reading the full article. Learn more about ST PREMIUM.

Enjoy unlimited access to ST's best work

  • Exclusive stories and features on multiple devices
  • In-depth analyses and opinion pieces
  • ePaper and award-winning multimedia content
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 09, 2019, with the headline 'Europe holds key to US-Iran conflict'. Print Edition | Subscribe