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Leon Panetta On Trump's Response To Iran Missile Attack On US Troops

This aerial photo taken from a helicopter shows Ain al-Asad air base in the western Anbar desert, Iraq. (Nasser Nasser/AP)
This aerial photo taken from a helicopter shows Ain al-Asad air base in the western Anbar desert, Iraq. (Nasser Nasser/AP)

President Trump addressed the nation after Iran attacked two military bases in Iraq early Wednesday morning, in retaliation for the U.S. killing last week of a top Iranian general, Qassem Soleimani.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Leon Panetta, former CIA Director and Secretary of Defense under President Obama.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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