Protesters in Iran demonstrate over the US air strike in Iraq that killed the Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani. Photo: AP

This US-Iran crisis was decades in the making

  • From the Shah to the Gulf War and Isis and beyond, America has often seemed unsure whether it is friend or foe to Iran
  • It’s a tangled relationship that is littered with strategic blunders
Topic |   US-Iran tensions

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Protesters in Iran demonstrate over the US air strike in Iraq that killed the Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani. Photo: AP
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