Was this murder? It sure looks that way, under a law that Congress passed specifically to deter global terrorist acts.
Noah ShachtmanThere's a federal law that specifically prohibits "murder or manslaughter of foreign officials."
Former CIA lawyer Vicki Divoll says Trump broke that law when he authorized the killing of Soleimani.
The Soleimani hit was a homicide, she argues.
“There were definitely questions [at the time, internally] about whether he had just made it up on the spot,” recalled one White House official.
Noah ShachtmanNEW: How Trump twisted the Iran intel to manufacture the 'four embassies' threat.
“There were definitely questions [at the time, internally] about whether he had just made it up on the spot,” one White House official said.
MEK-linked groups paid Rudy Giuliani to get them off the U.S. list of terrorist groups. Now, Rudy is bringing their anti-Tehran message straight to Trump.
Noah ShachtmanNEW: Rudy Giuliani — hired by Iran's MEK to get it off the terrorist list — is in Trump's ear and cheering the recent Iran actions. Soleimani was “directly responsible for killing some of my MEK people,” he told The Beast. “We don't like him very much.”