ReutersPresident Donald Trump delivers a statement after Iran launched missile at US-led forces in Iraq, at the White House, January 8, 2020.Iran"s decision to stand down after casualty-free strikes on Iraqi bases housing US troops and the US"s decision not to respond to those strikes were both positive steps amid rising tensions.But averting a shooting war doesn"t put US-Iran relations back on the right path, and there"s more the US could do to avoid escalation and more needless violence, writes Defense Priorities fellow Bonnie Kristian.Visit Business Insider"s homepage for more stories."The American people should be extremely grateful and happy no Americans were harmed in last night"s attack by the Iranian regime," President Trump said in his Wednesday speech from the White House. "Iran

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