Terrorism expert Tom Mockaitis weighs in on President Trump’s decision to not attack Iran

Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, June 20, 2019, in Washington. Trump declared Thursday that “Iran made a very big mistake” in shooting down a U.S. drone but suggested it was an accident rather than a strategic error. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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On Thursday, President Trump ordered the U.S. military to conduct a limited strike against Iran to retaliate for the downing of a Navy surveillance drone in the Persian Gulf region, but he then called off the operation just 10 minutes before it was to begin. Terrorism expert and DePaul University history professor Tom Mockaitis weighs in on the escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran. 

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