Latest "Soleimani" stories
Iraq’s military said Thursday it opened an investigation into a rocket attack that killed three service members, including two Americans, at an Iraqi base housing coalition forces, igniting fears of an escalation in U.S.-Iran tensions after months of detente.
Fifty-three percent of Americans support the administration’s actions to conduct the strike and 41 percent oppose the move, a Washington Post-ABC News poll released Tuesday found.
By Diana Stancy
Iran’s support to the Taliban, which has included MANPADS and a bounty on US troops, could be a spoiler for peace in Afghanistan
The Quds Force “usually asks the Taliban commanders to send their best fighters for the training, likely due to the more advanced training involved in learning MANPADS systems or possibly to allow these fighters to become future trainers of other Taliban fighters inside Afghanistan.”
By Shawn Snow
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Attorney General William Barr said deterrence was a key component of the strike. But they stopped short of saying definitively that no specific plot was broken up.
By Zeke Miller, The Associated Press