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CBS News 3 Jan 2020

National security expert raises concerns about U.S. strike that killed Iranian general

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Iran is promising revenge after the targeted killing of one of its top military leaders. President Trump authorized a drone strike that killed General Qassem Soleimani near Baghdad International Airport. Kelly Magsamen, vice president of national security and international policy at the Center for American Progress, joined CBSN to discuss the possible consequences.


This comes after former National Security Adviser Joe Maguire warned about Russia's meddling in the 2020 election.
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Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, who made waves as a witness during the Trump impeachment proceedings, was fired by the National Security Council and escorted off of the White House grounds, Fox News chief White House correspondent John Roberts reports. #FoxNews

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