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Dear Iran: You Start It - We'll Finish It! Sincerely, DJT

Jeff Katz
May 21, 2019 - 1:12 pm

President Donald Trump issued a public warning to Iran late Sunday on Twitter, suggesting it will be the “end” of the Islamic republic if a conflict breaks out between the two countries.

The tweet came after a rocket landed less than a mile from the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad in the Iraqi capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone Sunday night. Neither the president nor the White House elaborated further on the tweet.

The U.S. has deployed additional warships and planes to the Gulf in recent weeks in what the Pentagon says is a response to “heightened Iranian readiness to conduct offensive operations.”