As Trump escalates rhetoric Irans wartime preparations include terrorist attacks and assassinations

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official with diplomatic status was evacuated over concerns about being closely surveilled by an Iranian intelligence official. Aside from legal prohibitions there are important pragmatic reasons for not assassinating intelligence officials from rival countries. The Trump administration appears to be looking for a pretext for war says another former senior official. We are in such a precarious situation says one former senior intelligence official. The Trump administration approach is says another former senior official. Iran maintains a heavy influence over its fellow Shiite neighbor Iraq. Despite opposition from the Pentagon the U. Although NYT claims AAH now accepts the U. military presence in Iraq the Shiite group has repeatedly threatened American troops during the anti ISIS fight. Although the majority of PMF members are Shiite and Christian fighters in the organization

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