Washington rebuffed an Iraqi request on Friday to prepare to pull out its troops, amid heightened U.S.-Iranian tensions following the U.S. killing of an Iranian commander in Baghdad
"He was the only person I knew here," his wife said. "It still doesn't feel real."
"There's no question that President Trump has escalated things with Iran dramatically but it's never too late for Congress to exercise its Constitutional authorities," said Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.)
"We did not take action to start a war," Trump says after US kills Iranian general, deploys troops near Iran.
On Thursday evening, the Pentagon confirmed that at the direction of President Donald Trump, U.S. forces killed Iranian general Qassim Suleimani in an air strike near Baghdad's airport, the most drastic step towards conflict with Iran of the 21st century