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NYT: White House was split on Trump’s decision to not strike Iran

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According to the New York Times, the president's advisers were split, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, National Security Adviser John Bolton and CIA director Gina Haspel in favor of a military attack. While Pentagon officials "cautioned that such an action could result in a spiraling escalation with risks for American forces in the region."