With tweets of solidarity in Farsi and technological tools to circumvent internet shutdowns, U.S. President Donald Trump might be close to exhausting his options to support Iranian protesters rising up against their rulers. U.S. officials say the administration needs to avoid any overtures that could draw accusations of foreign meddling – like direct financing – and increase the chances of a violent crackdown on the people it wants to support. The day after protests broke out in Tehran and other cities following Iran’s admission on Saturday after days of denials that it shot down a Ukrainian airliner, killing all 176 people aboard, Trump sent a tweet in Farsi aimed at Iran’s leaders: “DO NOT KILL YOUR PROTESTERS.” It was retweeted […]