Syria

US Has Reportedly Intercepted Order From Iranian Official For Attack on American Interests in Baghdad if Syria is Attacked

According to reporting from The Wall Street Journal

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(Reuters)—The United States has intercepted an order from an Iranian official instructing militants in Iraq to attack U.S. interests in Baghdad in the event the Obama administration launches a military strike in Syria, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

The American embassy in Baghdad was a likely target, according to unnamed U.S. officials quoted by the newspaper. The Journal said the officials did not describe the range of potential targets indicated by the intelligence.

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