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How Trump is like mouthwash

The recent killing of Iran's Gen. Qasem Soleimani seems to have been the product of two factors: opportunity -- the US had him targeted -- and timing. That second factor relates to the impeachment trial about to begin in the Senate and the President's habit of diverting our attention to big problems that he can solve in dramatic fashion.

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Pompeo says Soleimani killing part of new strategy to deter U.S. foes

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday said Qassem Soleimani was killed as part of a broader strategy of deterring challenges by U.S. foes that also applies to China and Russia, further diluting the assertion that the top Iranian general was struck because he was plotting imminent attacks on U.S. targets.

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Opinion: Congress has to figure out whether Trump's four embassy claim is real

The targeted killing of Qasem Soleimani, head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Quds Force, carried with it significant potential to serve as a catalyst for a broader overt and covert military conflict with Iran. Now, Congress and the American public need an honest explanation for the reasons behind the President's order authorizing the military action against Soleimani, particularly in light of Trump's claim that four embassies were targeted for terrorist attacks at Soleimani's direction. It's time for the intelligence committees to call the intelligence chiefs to testify under oath.

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Trump's top general puts his reputation to the test over Iran

When President Donald Trump's top national security advisers briefed Congress last week on intelligence used to justify killing Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, many lawmakers bristled at the defiant attitude of Trump's team — particularly his top general, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley.

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How to cope with war anxiety over Iran

Recent tensions between the United States and Iran and the underlying threat of war have many Americans on edge. After a US air strike in Baghdad on January 3 killed Gen. Qasem Soleimani, Iran's influential military commander and a power broker of terror in the Middle East, the Iranians vowed harsh revenge. They kept their promise by bombing US military bases in Iraq holding US troops.

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Tapper: These are not arguments, they're smears

CNN's Jake Tapper says public officials deriding anyone who disagrees with President Trump's decision to kill Iranian general Qasem Soleimani are "defaming them as terrorist lovers."

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