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How the Trump administration is using 9/11 to build a case for war with Iran

Posted on AllSides June 14th, 2019
From The Left
foreign policy, 9/11, Iran

The Trump administration keeps saying that it doesn’t want to go to war with Iran. The problem is that some top officials continue to make statements that could pave a dubiously legal and factually challenged pathway to war.

If that’s the intention, a major flare-up between Washington and Tehran could lead the administration to say it has the right to launch what would be one of the nastiest, bloodiest conflicts in modern history — even if it really doesn’t legally have that authorization.

For months, President Donald Trump and some...

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https://www.vox.com/2019/6/14/18678809/usa-iran-war-aumf-911-trump-pompeo

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