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Soleimani’s execution was justified but it is no way “a means to an end”. Despite his crimes, Soleimani was keeping the leash on other radical factions, who will be at the forefront of any reprisal. Dangerous times.
He was a legitimate target. But was this move reasonable? I think not. Its costs outweigh its benefits. Our civilians will become moving targets now.