Trump Authorizes US Military to Hit Shia Militia After Attack On US Troops in Iraq

by | Mar 12, 2020

Reuters: “U.S. President Donald Trump has authorized the U.S. military to respond to Wednesday’s rocket attack [ALLEGEDLY] by Iran-backed militia in Iraq that killed two American troops and a British service member, the Pentagon said on Thursday.

Update: WSJ: U.S., Allies Strike Iran-Backed Militias in Iraq

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