Summary

There have been a wide range of responses to the President’s order to take out Qasem Soleimani. The praise and criticism mostly falls along predictable partisan lines, but some have departed from the status quo. Fox News host Tucker Carlson criticized President Donald Trump’s decision to authorize the US airstrike that killed Iran’s top general Qasem Soleimani. Carlson’s commentary stood out on a network of outspoken supporters of the president and this airstrike. In the video clip below, Brian Stelter (of CNN Reliable Sources) talks with Kim Ghattas, Jasmine El-Gamal, and Jason Rezaian about the situation in Iran. CNN, YouTube, Date: 6 Jan 2020.