With Its Missile Strikes, Iran Flaunts Its Accuracy
Jan 9, 2020 | 20:51 GMT
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- Iran's attacks on the Ayn al-Asad Air Base demonstrate the country's ability to accurately strike targets that are far away.
- The care with which Tehran selected its targets suggests that it only wanted to send a message to the United States without igniting a larger war.
- Iran's ability to accurately fire missiles demonstrates that it can inflict damage even on more powerful adversaries like the United States.