Mattis Denies Report US Is Planning Missile Strike Against Iran


Defense Secretary James Mattis on Friday disputed a news report that the U.S. is preparing military action against Iran, calling it “fiction.”

Australian outlet ABC News published an article Thursday saying the United States could initiate a missile strike against Iran as early as next month.

“I have no idea where the Australian news people got that information,” Mattis told reporters. “I’m confident it is not something that’s being considered right now, and I think it’s a complete — frankly, it’s — it’s fiction.”


Read more at The Hill.



  1. Headline says “planning”. Text says “preparing”. Big difference.

    The headline is correct, the text is not.


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