Report: Pompeo Pushing For U.S. To Strike Iran

  • 2019-06-18
  • Source: TTN
  • by: TTN Staff
Report: Pompeo Pushing For U.S. To Strike Iran
Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Secretary of State is reportedly pushing for a first strike against Iran. As The Jerusalem Post reports:

Diplomatic sources at the UN headquarters in New York revealed to Maariv that they are assessing the United States' plans to carry out a tactical assault on Iran in response to the tanker attack in the Persian Gulf on Thursday.

According to the officials, since Friday, the White House has been holding incessant discussions involving senior military commanders, Pentagon representatives and advisers to President Donald Trump.

The military action under consideration would be an aerial bombardment of an Iranian facility linked to its nuclear program, the officials further claimed. 

"The bombing will be massive but will be limited to a specific target," said a Western diplomat.

Will President Trump follow through with these war plans? Only time will tell.


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