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Ten handy phrases for bluffing your way through the coming Iran crisis

4 January 2020

8:42 PM

4 January 2020

8:42 PM

That gathering drumbeat you hear could be the sound of World War III, or it could be 10,000 journalists still Googling facts about Iran following the assassination of Qasem Soleimani. The internet is a bluffer’s paradise, but it also means that everybody— not just the hacks — now feels a strong impulse to talk knowledgeably about the Middle East when news happens.

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