John Bolton says he's spoken with the president over the last several days and Trump told him "that if Iran does anything at all to the negative, they will pay a price like few countries have ever paid before."
To have the U.S. and Iran rattling sabers does not in the least benefit the American people.
American hard-liners have called for ratcheting up sanctions on Iran, instead of reducing them, as required under the nuclear deal made by the Obama administration.
A drop in reports of new demonstrations could mean that they are subsiding or that authorities' blocking of social media has stopped protesters from offering new images of rallies.
Amid reports that the president is planning to decertify the nuclear accord this week, the Middle Eastern country's leader issues a warning.
Tehran Is 'Liberated Territory' as Pragmatists and Centrists Win Iranian Capital and Expert Assembly
The era of Iran's former president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, also onetime mayor of Tehran, is completely over.
In 2014, Iran made news on a number of important fronts.