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Live updates: Iran launches missile attack on airbase in Iraq housing US troops

BadBurger

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The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is taking responsibility for a rocket attack at an Iraqi air base housing US troops.

The IRGC said, “It has hit US Ain al-Asad air base in Iraq with tens of missile,” Press TV urgent banner read.

The IRGC has warned the US of more “crushing responses in case of new aggression," a banner on Iran’s state-run Press TV said. The IRGC said it will target any regional state that becomes a platform for US aggression, a second banner read.

The warning follows the IRGC claiming responsibility for hitting the Ain al-Asad air base, which houses US forces in Iraq, with tens of missiles.

The updates are coming in by the minute. Pelosi learned of the attack during a meeting with Schiff and McConnell on Iran. Trump has been briefed:

President Trump was briefed on reports of rocket attacks at an air base where US troops are housed in Iraq, his spokesperson said.
"We are aware of the reports of attacks on US facilities in Iraq. The President has been briefed and is monitoring the situation closely and consulting with his national security team," White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said."
 
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Every employee at weapons makers is licking their chops.

As soon as Trump gives the green light for a war means more sales.

I can see them right now...........

"Hey everyone! Trump announced a middle east attack! According to our estimates lets see........... every missile is $10 million. If the US military orders 48 per month that's monthly sales of............... Ka-ching! We should hit maximum annual bonus payout by April!"
 

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Would Russia or China really join Iran if the US hits back in a big way?
 

Breakage

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Well they aren't gonna just sit back and say: “Ok you just took out one of our top guys and you're taunting us over Twitter, but that's all right. It's cool.”

These guys see themselves as holy warriors guided by God.
 
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The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is taking responsibility for a rocket attack at an Iraqi air base housing US troops.
Give them credit for having balls to admit it.
 
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Give them credit for having balls to admit it.
They would not use a 3rd party for this, they need it to be as loud and clear as possible. They had to do something. They had no choice but to he was a top guy taken out like that. What they hope is Trump will not do anything about this.

It was 2 bases hit by the way 2 different locations very far apart in Iraq, I don't see a no response here so we might as well call it an all out war
 

Rat Rage

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I still can't believe Donald Trump is a real president.

Anyone not sure he might be an actual Russian spy?

If it's true that Russia helped in the election of Trump, then it's was a pretty amazing way of hurting the US. A new form of warfare: You just help make sure a complet idiot becomes president, and he - because he's a fucking idiot - will automatically inflict more damage to the US from within and outside you could ever hoped for.
 

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I still can't believe Donald Trump is a real president.

Anyone not sure he might be an actual Russian spy?

If it's true that Russia helped in the election of Trump, then it's was a pretty amazing way of hurting the US. A new form of warfare: You just help make sure a complet idiot becomes president, and he - because he's a fucking idiot - will automatically inflict more damage to the US from within and outside you could ever hoped for.
This is not the thread for that.
 

DunDunDunpachi

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I still can't believe Donald Trump is a real president.

Anyone not sure he might be an actual Russian spy?

If it's true that Russia helped in the election of Trump, then it's was a pretty amazing way of hurting the US. A new form of warfare: You just help make sure a complet idiot becomes president, and he - because he's a fucking idiot - will automatically inflict more damage to the US from within and outside you could ever hoped for.
What does that have to do with Iran attacking its neighbor with missiles?
 

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran struck back at the United States for the killing of a top Iranian general early Wednesday, firing a series of surface-to-surface missiles at two Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops and warning the United States and its allies in the region not to retaliate.

U.S. officials confirmed the strikes, though Iran only initially acknowledged targeting one base. There was no immediate word on injuries.

Iranian state TV said the attack was in revenge for the killing of Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, whose funeral procession Tuesday in his hometown of Kerman prompted angry calls to avenge his death, which drastically raised tensions in the Middle East.
Check this for recent updates:

Latest news:
 
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desertdroog

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Watch the Sanctuary cities become a liability if Iran has any terror attemps on U.S. soil. I don't think the Federal government is going to play nice with the states that have them.
 

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hopefully they feel this is all the retaliation they need to do and this thing just ends asap. Trump better not escalate this
 

Trey

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Watch the Sanctuary cities become a liability if Iran has any terror attemps on U.S. soil. I don't think the Federal government is going to play nice with the states that have them.
What is the implication here? That refugees would become enemies of the state and terrorists over night?