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Deterring Iran: Should Biden Escalate?

Handout/MoD Crown
In this handout image provided by the UK Ministry of Defence, a Royal Air Force Typhoon FRG4s is being prepared to conduct further strikes against Houthi military targets in Yemen at RAF Akrotiri on February 3, 2024 in Akrotiri, Cyprus. RAF Typhoon aircraft have conducted a further set of strikes against Houthi military facilities in Yemen involved in their attacks against international shipping in the Red Sea.

NEWS ANALYSIS: As the U.S. weighs its strategy for preventing another deadly attack on U.S. soldiers in the Middle East, Catholic teaching on the conduct of war raises questions about applying more pressure on Tehran.