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Ex-Trump Adviser Warns of Iranian Cyber Threat: Iran Update

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Trump Says Iran Appears to Be Standing Down After Attack
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The prospect of open war in the Gulf receded Thursday after Donald Trump backed away from threats to strike Iran. Oil prices fell and stocks rose.

In televised remarks to the nation Wednesday, Trump defended the U.S. decision to kill top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, provoking retaliatory strikes against U.S. bases in Iraq. Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said the missiles were intended to hit military equipment, not servicemen.