Seven Things You Should Know About Donald Trump and Iran

No. 1: The president didn’t have a clue who Qassim Suleimani was just a few years ago.

President Donald Trump kicked off 2020 by ordering the assassination of Qassim Suleimani, the top Iranian general considered to be the second most important man in Iran. Everyone’s worried about what happens next, what kind of retaliation is coming America’s way, and whether we’re on the verge of some sort of major conflict in the Middle East — the kind of war that would make Iraq look like a walk in the park. The Intercept’s Mehdi Hasan explains seven key details you should know about Trump and Iran.

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