Will Iran’s Response to the Soleimani Strike Lead to War?

By Ilan Goldenberg

What Tehran Is Likely to Do Next


"The United States has taken a highly escalatory step in assassinating one of the most important and powerful men in the Middle East," writes Ilan Goldenberg, former Iran Team Chief in the Department of Defense, in a new piece. "The most important question now is how will Iran respond."


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