Washington Post National Security Correspondent Joby Warrick: "It was an attempt to stand down or deescalate, and that's what we were looking for"

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President Donald Trump addresses the nation from the White House on the ballistic missile strike that Iran launched against Iraqi air bases housing U.S. troops, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence and others looks on. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Washington Post National Security Correspondent Joby Warrick joins John Williams to comment on President Trump’s remarks this morning regarding the Iran missile launch on Iraq U.S. military bases. And Joby analyzes the purpose of the strikes from both ends. Read his Pulitzer Prize-winning work, Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS.

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