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America, We Can Do Better


Last updated 1/6/2020 at 1:44pm

Donald Trump’s ill-conceived decision to assassinate Iran’s top military figure has caused a fire-storm of criticism from both political rivals and the international community, as, once again, our president makes a move designed to provide more red meat for his voting base in his re-election bid.

Are we in the West better off with this bad guy gone? Certainly. However, a closer look shows that this was an impetuous, foolish thing to do. Both Presidents Bush and Obama had the capacity to take the Iranian general out, but chose not to do so, rightly fearing wider consequences.

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