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There is a big difference between assassinating Al Qaeda and Islamic State leaders and the commanders of government military forces of United Nations member states like Iran and Iraq.
The trouble is that Trump’s unhinged hostile rhetoric towards Iran suggests that the off-ramp from war is only a temporary pause.
In killing General Soleimani, Trump has echoed Mark Antony in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar: “Cry ‘Havoc!,’ and let slip the dogs of war.”
Akram al-Kaabi, the leader of the Iran-backed Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba Shia group, said that President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel was a “legitimate reason” to attack US forces in Iraq.