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At U.N., U.S. justifies killing Iranian commander as self-defense

Reuters Thursday, 9 January 2020
The United States told the United Nations on Wednesday that the killing of Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani was self-defense and vowed to take additional action "as necessary" in the Middle East to protect U.S. personnel and interests.
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