Commentary:Many regard the invasion of Iraq as the worst foreign policy move in the history of the American republic. Now we arguably have a competitor, writes former Assistant Secretary of State James Dobbins. The decision to abandon the nuclear agreement with Iran isolates the United States, reneges on an American commitment, adds to the risk of a trade war with the United States’ allies and a hot war with Iran, and diminishes the prospects of a durable and truly verifiable agreement to eliminate the North Korean nuclear and missile threat.
Israel does not yet know the Iranian casualty count from its Syria strikes on Thursday, @LTCJonathan says: "We focused less on personnel and more on capabilities and hardware ... to inflict long-term damage on the Iranian military establishment in Syria." https://reut.rs/2KRFyOn
Apple ditched plans to build an 850 million euro ($1 billion) data center in Ireland because of delays in the approval process that have stalled the project for more than three years, the iPhone maker said.
BT will cut 13,000 managerial and back-office jobs and move to a smaller London base in the latest attempt by the boss of Britain’s biggest telecoms group to rebuild from an accounting scandal and downturn in trading.
Anglo American’s De Beers said it had tracked 100 high-value diamonds from miner to retailer using blockchain, in the first effort of its kind to clear the supply chain of imposters and conflict minerals.