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President Trump will give a speech about Iran’s missile attacks at U.S. forces posted at bases in Iraq, as the world waits for a response from an unpredictable commander-in-chief that should indicate whether the conflict will spiral further toward war.  https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2020-01-08/trump-refrains-from-quick-counter-attack-on-iran 

Iran launched ballistic missiles at two military bases used by U.S. forces in Iraq.

This comes as tensions between Washington and Tehran erupted into fiery explosions and fears of all-out war after the U.S. killing of a top Iranian general.  https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2020-01-07/iranian-tv-says-tehran-has-launched-missiles-at-u-s-bases-in-iraq 

Here's how Trump's order for the targeted killing of a top Iranian general and Iran's quick retaliation have scrambled the 2020 campaign:  https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2020-01-07/us-killing-iranian-general-democrats-2020-race-war-peace 

Follow our live blog ahead of President Trump's speech this morning:  https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/liveblog/live-updates-iran-missile-strike-us-base 

Iraq’s presidency has condemned Iranian missile strikes on two Iraqi military bases hosting U.S. troops, reiterating its rejection of breaches of Iraq’s sovereignty.  https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/liveblog/live-updates-iran-missile-strike-us-base#iraqs-presidency-condemns-iran-missile-strikes 

Ahead of Trump’s speech, House Republicans held a news conference praising his approach to Iran and urging Democrats to unite behind him.  https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/liveblog/live-updates-iran-missile-strike-us-base#house-republicans-praise-trumps-approach-ahead-of-address 

Watch live: Trump addresses nation after Iran missile attack on bases in Iraq  https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/liveblog/live-updates-iran-missile-strike-us-base#watch-live-trump-addresses-nation-after-iran-missile-attack-on-bases-in-iraq 

Update: Initial photo analysis indicates Iran was targeting airbase hangers  https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/liveblog/live-updates-iran-missile-strike-us-base#initial-photo-analysis-indicates-iran-was-targeting-airbase-hangers 

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