“Saudi Arabia’s defense ministry has shown off what it says is wreckage of drones and cruise missiles that proves Iranian involvement in weekend attacks on two oil facilities.” BBC: Saudi Arabia oil attacks: Weapons debris ‘proves Iran behind them.’

+ “Over the next few days or weeks, he will almost certainly face the reality that much of the world — angry at his tweets, tirades, untruths and accusations — could be disinclined to believe the arguments advanced by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and others that Iran bears responsibility for the attack.” David Sanger: Trump’s Challenge: Can His Word on Iran Be Trusted? (If you don’t know the answer, you really haven’t been following along very closely…)

+ So far, the Secretary of State sounds more hawkish than the Commander in Chief.

+ WaPo: President Trump named Robert C. O’Brien, who has served as the U.S. hostage negotiator, as his new national security adviser Wednesday, replacing the ousted John Bolton.