AnalysisFrom the Desk of George FriedmanRegional DirectoryMiddle East and North AfricaUnited States The US, Iran and a New American Deployment Iran’s influence has spread across the Middle East, and the U.S. is pushing back. By George Friedman - May 7, 2019 8710 Iran’s influence has spread across the Middle East, and the U.S. is pushing back. 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.