The strike on Suleimani was wildly reckless. Blowback will come

That explosive national security crisis we’ve been concerned that Donald Trump would be faced with at some point in his presidency? It may be here.

America’s assassination of Qassem Suleimani, head of the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, could have deadly ramifications for the United States and its allies and partners in the Middle East and beyond. It seems highly unlikely that the Trump administration is prepared for what comes next.

The above excerpt was originally published in The Guardian.