Iranians hold pictures of Qassem Soleimani during an anti-US protest in Tehran. Photo: EPA-EFE Iranians hold pictures of Qassem Soleimani during an anti-US protest in Tehran. Photo: EPA-EFE
Iranians hold pictures of Qassem Soleimani during an anti-US protest in Tehran. Photo: EPA-EFE

Analysis |
Donald Trump takes biggest gamble of his presidency with killing of Iran’s Qassem Soleimani

  • The president’s decision to kill Suleimani, the head of the elite Quds Force, marks a radical shift
  • But the move appears to lead the US on a path toward warfare and heightens the political risk as Trump acted without consulting Congress

Topic |   US-Iran tensions
Iranians hold pictures of Qassem Soleimani during an anti-US protest in Tehran. Photo: EPA-EFE Iranians hold pictures of Qassem Soleimani during an anti-US protest in Tehran. Photo: EPA-EFE
Iranians hold pictures of Qassem Soleimani during an anti-US protest in Tehran. Photo: EPA-EFE
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