Iran and the U.S. play nuclear poker in the Middle East | GIS: Global Trends Video Reports

On May 8, President Donald Trump announced that the United States was pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. Observers have compared the escalation to developments in the U.S.-Iraq conflict, which led to war between the two countries in March 2003. However, the picture at the local, regional and international levels is far more complex now than it was then.