The assassination of top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani in a US drone strike is the most significant global security event since 9/11 – and will spark further terror atrocities.
Britain, as an American ally, will be watching the events with real concern. Iran, and its proxy forces, may strike out wildly in the coming weeks and months as they enact the ‘severe revenge’ they have promised following their intelligence chief’s killing.
Yet it was Iran that committed the first act of war, by attacking the US embassy in Iraq. Under international law, a country’s embassy is part of its sovereign territory, so this breached a clear red line.
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