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Trump Rattles Mideast, U.S. Politics With Risky Iran Strike

  • U.S. publicly claims airstrike that kills top Iranian general
  • Qassem Soleimani is blamed for orchestrating terrorist attacks
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Donald Trump ordered the killing of a top Iranian general on Thursday, and in his characteristic style, the president made sure the world knew who was responsible.

As reports filtered out from Iraq that Qassem Soleimani had been killed in a U.S. airstrike, some administration officials quietly acknowledged American involvement.