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Machine guns and a hit squad: the killing of Iran’s nuclear mastermind

8 mins | Dec 2, 2020
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Nothing was left to chance in the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, and now the world awaits Iran's response. The assassination of Fakhrizadeh — a scientist long to be believed as the mastermind behind Iran's nuclear programme — is set to inevitably escalate tensions between Israel, Iran and the US, even if president-elect Joe Biden is keen to restart nuclear talks. Najmeh Bozorgmehr and Mehul Srivastava report on the events for the Financial Times.

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