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Was the drone attack on Iranian general an assassination?

Seattle Times Friday, 3 January 2020
NEW YORK (AP) — After Tuesday’s targeted killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, newsrooms struggled with the question: Had the United States just carried out an assassination? And should news stories about the killing use that term? The AP Stylebook, considered a news industry bible, defines assassination as “the murder of a politically important or […]
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