Report: White House eyes declassifying intel that led to targeting Soleimani

Report: White House eyes declassifying intel that led to targeting Soleimani
Qasem Soleimani (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – It may be feasible to declassify enough to make it worthwhile.  None of this is to satisfy Trump’s TDS-infected opponents.  It’s to arm and reassure his supporters.  The TDS crowd seems to learn very slowly in that regard.]

On Tuesday, the White House stated it is considering the possibility of declassifying information showing the necessity for the airstrike that killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, that an imminent attack planned on American forces  was deterred by the airstrike.

As The Daily Mail reports, National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien told reporters he was “taking a look at” whether intelligence provoking President Trump’s order to kill Soleimani would be declassified. He stated that Soleimani was “planning to kill, to attack American facilities and diplomats. Soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines who were located at those facilities.”

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