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Iranian missile strike on US air bases - expert comment

Dr Trevor McCrisken, Associate Professor, US Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick comments on the Iranian missile attack on a US air base in Iraq.

“An Iranian response to the assassination of General Qasem Soleimani was expected. This appears to have been a carefully managed missile strike which could actually enable a de-escalation rather than leading to a deeper conflict. But the nature of the US response now will be crucial in determining how things proceed in what is a very dangerous situation.”

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