The Trump campaign launched a propaganda campaign to prepare the public for a war on Iran. The campaign is similar to the one the Bush administration ran in 2002 and 2003 preparation for the war on Iraq.
Anonymous officials make claims about alleged ‘intelligence’ that is said to show ‘Iranian threats’ against U.S. ‘interests’. Iran, it is claimed, has this or that malign motive to do such. Routine military rotations to the Middle East are then declared to be ‘in response’ to the claimed ‘threats’.
The media, either played like a fiddle by the administration or willing accomplices, repeat each and any such nugget thrown at them without any second thought. Anti-Iranian lobbyist are presented as ‘experts’ to reinforce the messaging.
Here are some examples of the above methods….