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>> NBC NEWS IS OUT TODAY WITH AN EXCLUSIVE NEW REPORTING.
EXCLUSIVE NEW REPORTING. >>> THE STRIKE KILLING SOLEIMANI
>>> THE STRIKE KILLING SOLEIMANI WAS A MAJOR ESCALATION IN THE
WAS A MAJOR ESCALATION IN THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST IRAN.
CAMPAIGN AGAINST IRAN. THAT CAN RELIED ON CRIPPLING
THAT CAN RELIED ON CRIPPLING ECONOMIC SANCTIONS.
ECONOMIC SANCTIONS. HOW DO WE GET FROM ECONOMIC
HOW DO WE GET FROM ECONOMIC PRESSURE TO MILITARY MIGHT?
PRESSURE TO MILITARY MIGHT? >> TENSIONS WITH IRAN HAVE REACH
>> TENSIONS WITH IRAN HAVE REACH AID FEVER PITCH.
AID FEVER PITCH. THE LAST WEEK HAS SEEN A SERIES
THE LAST WEEK HAS SEEN A SERIES OF ESCALATED EVENTS THAT HAVE
OF ESCALATED EVENTS THAT HAVE BROUGHT US TO WHERE WE ARE
BROUGHT US TO WHERE WE ARE TODAY.
TODAY. SO, LET'S CHECK THE TIME LINE
SO, LET'S CHECK THE TIME LINE AND MARK THE MAJOR MOMENTS
AND MARK THE MAJOR MOMENTS STARTING WITH FRIDAY DECEMBER
STARTING WITH FRIDAY DECEMBER 27th WHEN A U.S. CONTRACTOR IS
27th WHEN A U.S. CONTRACTOR IS KILLED AND OTHER SERVICE MEMBERS
KILLED AND OTHER SERVICE MEMBERS ARE WOUNDED DURING A ROCKET
ARE WOUNDED DURING A ROCKET ATTACK ON A MILITARY BASE IN
ATTACK ON A MILITARY BASE IN NORTHERN IRAQ.
NORTHERN IRAQ. THEN TWO DAYS LATER ON DECEMBER
THEN TWO DAYS LATER ON DECEMBER 29th, THE U.S. CARRIES OUT AIR
29th, THE U.S. CARRIES OUT AIR STRIKES AND IRAN BACKED MILITIAS
STRIKES AND IRAN BACKED MILITIAS IN SYRIA WITH U.S. OFFICIALS
IN SYRIA WITH U.S. OFFICIALS BLAMED FOR ATTACKS, INCLUDING
BLAMED FOR ATTACKS, INCLUDING THE ONE ON DECEMBER 27th.
THE ONE ON DECEMBER 27th. AT LEAST 25 MILITIA FIGHTERS ARE
AT LEAST 25 MILITIA FIGHTERS ARE KILLED IN THE STRIKES.
KILLED IN THE STRIKES. THEN ON DECEMBER 31st, THOUSANDS
THEN ON DECEMBER 31st, THOUSANDS OF PRO-IRAN PROTESTERS STORMED
OF PRO-IRAN PROTESTERS STORMED THE U.S. EMBASSY IN BAGHDAD TO
THE U.S. EMBASSY IN BAGHDAD TO DEMONSTRATE AGAINST THE AIR
DEMONSTRATE AGAINST THE AIR STRIKE.
STRIKE. THEY TRIED BURNING DOWN ENTRY
THEY TRIED BURNING DOWN ENTRY GATES REACHING THE RECEPTION
GATES REACHING THE RECEPTION AREA.
AREA. TRUMP BLAMES IRAN FOR THE BREAK
TRUMP BLAMES IRAN FOR THE BREAK IN AND SAYS THEY WILL PLAY A BIG
IN AND SAYS THEY WILL PLAY A BIG PRICE.
PRICE. >> THIS WILL NEVER EVER BE A
>> THIS WILL NEVER EVER BE A BENGHAZI.
BENGHAZI. >> THE NEXT DAY MARINES WORKED
>> THE NEXT DAY MARINES WORKED TOGETHER TO SECURE THE AREA.
TOGETHER TO SECURE THE AREA. THERE ARE NO REPORTS OF
THERE ARE NO REPORTS OF CASUALTIES, BUT DEFENSE
CASUALTIES, BUT DEFENSE SECRETARY MARK ESPER ORDERED
SECRETARY MARK ESPER ORDERED OVER 700 TROOPS TO DEPLOY TO THE
OVER 700 TROOPS TO DEPLOY TO THE AREA WITH MANY MORE ON STAND BY.
AREA WITH MANY MORE ON STAND BY. THAT BRINGS US TO THE BIGGEST
THAT BRINGS US TO THE BIGGEST EVENT OF THE WEEK, ON THURSDAY
EVENT OF THE WEEK, ON THURSDAY NIGHT U.S. TIME, QASEM SOLEIMANI
NIGHT U.S. TIME, QASEM SOLEIMANI IS KILLED BY A U.S. AIR STRIKE
IS KILLED BY A U.S. AIR STRIKE AT BAGHDAD INTERNATIONAL
AT BAGHDAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
AIRPORT. SOLEIMANI LED THE QUDS FORCE
SOLEIMANI LED THE QUDS FORCE UNDER IRAN REVOLUTIONARY GUARD
UNDER IRAN REVOLUTIONARY GUARD WHICH IS WIDELY BELIEVED TO
WHICH IS WIDELY BELIEVED TO SUPPORT TERRORIST GROUPS.
SUPPORT TERRORIST GROUPS. OVER THE LAST SEVERAL MONTHS,
OVER THE LAST SEVERAL MONTHS, INCLUDING THE DECEMBER 27th
INCLUDING THE DECEMBER 27th ROCKET ATTACK.
ROCKET ATTACK. THEN THIS MORNING AYATOLLAH ALI
THEN THIS MORNING AYATOLLAH ALI KHAMENEI SAYS THERE WILL BE
KHAMENEI SAYS THERE WILL BE HARSH RETALIATIONS.
HARSH RETALIATIONS. AND WE LEARN THAT APPROXIMATELY
AND WE LEARN THAT APPROXIMATELY 3,000 ADDITIONAL TROOPS ARE
3,000 ADDITIONAL TROOPS ARE BEING DEPLOYED TO THE MIDDLE
BEING DEPLOYED TO THE MIDDLE EAST.
EAST. >> PRESIDENT TRUMP'S DECISION TO
>> PRESIDENT TRUMP'S DECISION TO REMOVE QASEM SOLEIMANI FROM THE
REMOVE QASEM SOLEIMANI FROM THE BATTLEFIELD SAVED AMERICAN
BATTLEFIELD SAVED AMERICAN LIVES.
LIVES. HE WAS ACTUALLY PLOTTING IN THE
HE WAS ACTUALLY PLOTTING IN THE REGION TO TAKE ACTION, THE BIG
REGION TO TAKE ACTION, THE BIG ACTION AS HE DESCRIBED IT THAT
ACTION AS HE DESCRIBED IT THAT WOULD HAVE PUT DOZENS IF NOT
WOULD HAVE PUT DOZENS IF NOT HUNDREDS OF AMERICAN LIVES AT
HUNDREDS OF AMERICAN LIVES AT RISK.
RISK. >> IRAQI'S CELEBRATE THE DEATH
>> IRAQI'S CELEBRATE THE DEATH IN BAGHDAD WHILE DEMONSTRATIONS
IN BAGHDAD WHILE DEMONSTRATIONS IN TEHRAN.
IN TEHRAN. >> THIS ACTION MAY WELL HAVE
>> THIS ACTION MAY WELL HAVE BROUGHT OUR NATION CLOSER TO
BROUGHT OUR NATION CLOSER TO ANOTHER ENDLESS WAR.
ANOTHER ENDLESS WAR. >> AND AS FOR THE WHITE HOUSE,
>> AND AS FOR THE WHITE HOUSE, HERE'S WHAT THE PRESIDENT HAD TO
HERE'S WHAT THE PRESIDENT HAD TO SAY IN HIS FIRST PUBLIC
SAY IN HIS FIRST PUBLIC APPEARANCE AFTER THE AIR STRIKE.
APPEARANCE AFTER THE AIR STRIKE. >> WE TOOK ACTION LAST NIGHT TO
>> WE TOOK ACTION LAST NIGHT TO STOP A WAR.
STOP A WAR. WE DID NOT TAKE ACTION TO START
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