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Today's Headlines: As Tensions With Iran Escalated, Trump Opted for Most Extreme Measure

In Era of Perpetual Conflict, a Volatile President Grabs Expanded Powers to Make War
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As Tensions With Iran Escalated, Trump Opted for Most Extreme Measure

As Tensions With Iran Escalated, Trump Opted for Most Extreme Measure

By HELENE COOPER, ERIC SCHMITT, MAGGIE HABERMAN and RUKMINI CALLIMACHI

While senior officials argue the drone strike was warranted to prevent future attacks, some in the administration remain skeptical about the rationale for the attack.

In Era of Perpetual Conflict, a Volatile President Grabs Expanded Powers to Make War

News Analysis

In Era of Perpetual Conflict, a Volatile President Grabs Expanded Powers to Make War

By MARK MAZZETTI

The killing of Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani is the latest example of the capricious way in which the president, as commander in chief, has chosen to flex his lethal powers.

'It's an Atomic Bomb': Australia Deploys Military as Fires Spread

'It's an Atomic Bomb': Australia Deploys Military as Fires Spread

By LIVIA ALBECK-RIPKA, ISABELLA KWAI, THOMAS FULLER and JAMIE TARABAY

With more than a month still to go in the fire season, the government announced a large-scale use of military assets, a deployment not seen since World War II.

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Editors' Picks

How Big Tech Is Turning New York Into a Silicon Valley Rival

New York

How Big Tech Is Turning New York Into a Silicon Valley Rival

By MATTHEW HAAG

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google will soon have 20,000 workers in the city, many in a cluster of offices on the West Side.

American Foreign Policy Is Broken. Suleimani's Killing Proves It.

Opinion

American Foreign Policy Is Broken. Suleimani's Killing Proves It.

By JONATHAN STEVENSON

A properly functioning National Security Council would never have let it happen, for good reason.

Opinion

The Evidence on Ukraine Is Only Getting Worse for Donald Trump

The Evidence on Ukraine Is Only Getting Worse for Donald Trump

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

The Senate impeachment trial will be a sham unless top administration officials testify.

The Dire Consequences of Trump's Suleimani Decision

The Dire Consequences of Trump's Suleimani Decision

By SUSAN E. RICE

One thing is clear after the killing of Iran's second most important official: Americans are not safer.

Trump Kills Iran's Most Overrated Warrior

Trump Kills Iran's Most Overrated Warrior

By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN

Suleimani pushed his country to build an empire, but drove it into the ground instead.

Tell Me Everything

Tell Me Everything

By GISH JEN

This wasn't "1984"; Aunt Nettie wasn't Big Brother. Indeed, some called her Big Mother.

Parent-Teacher Association

Parent-Teacher Association

By JESSICA POWELL

This is your network, we told our kids. Each dot is an opportunity, a chance to connect; the more you connect, the larger your network.

I Needed the Discounts

I Needed the Discounts

By CONNOR WILLUMSEN

I never intended to sign up. I was as skeptical as anyone about the Ötzi tracking suit, but I needed the discounts.

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