Analysis For Iran, a US Withdrawal Is a Blessing and a Curse Assuming leadership in Washington’s absence will be easier said than done. By Caroline D. Rose - May 22, 2020 1869 Assuming leadership in Washington’s absence will be easier said than done. This article is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Please login to continue reading Login Subscribe to Geopolitical Futures today and get: Unbiased analysis of global events Daily geopolitical briefing Annual and long-term forecasts to help you prepare for your future Subscription Options Join our free newsletter Join Now Learn more about geopolitics and receive free articles.