The News from the Middle East May Not Be What It Seems

Today’s goal is two-fold, to confuse and clarify. I’m hoping to muddy the waters on all the definitive projections and predictions about what’s going to happen next in Iran and Iraq. But first I hope to offer some clarity regarding the law of war. So, here goes—today’s French Press:

  1. Yup, Trump threatened to commit war crimes.

  1. Nope, we still don’t know if killing Qassem Suleimani was wise. 

The law of war binds the president.

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