“The United States has issued satellite images and cited intelligence to back its allegation Iran was behind attacks on major Saudi oil facilities.” BBC: Saudi oil attacks: US says intelligence shows Iran involved.

+ Reuters: “An attack on Saudi Arabia that triggered the biggest jump in oil prices in almost 30 years was carried out with Iranian weapons, a Saudi-led coalition said on Monday, as President Donald Trump said Washington was ‘locked and loaded‘ to hit back.”

+ The Atlantic: Seven Questions That Need Answers Before Any Attack on Iran. One of those questions: “Who’s in charge? It’s not clear that anybody is. The president said in June that he would talk with Iran without preconditions. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reaffirmed that offer only last week. Then on Twitter yesterday, Trump denied that such talks had ever been considered.”