Officials say the killing of Qasem Soleimani was part of a larger deterrence strategy, changing their previous rationale that the US prevented an 'imminent' attack



Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Attorney General William Barr said Monday that killing Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani was part of a larger strategy of deterrence, a shift from the Trump administration’s previous rationale that the strike was carried out to prevent an “imminent” attack.





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