Trump tweets 'classified' Iran image

Trump tweets classified Iran image

Washington - Trump, in his tweet, cited the specific location of the site.



By AP

Published: Sat 31 Aug 2019, 11:52 PM

Last updated: Sun 1 Sep 2019, 1:55 AM

US President Donald Trump on Friday posted on Twitter a photo of what appeared to be the site of a failed Iranian satellite launch, raising questions about whether he had disclosed US surveillance secrets.
The black-and-white photo showed the fire-blasted launch site at a space centre in Iran including a damaged gantry service tower and a downed mobile erector launcher. Trump, in his tweet, cited the specific location of the site. Later, he defended his posting of the photo. Patrick Eddington, a former CIA analyst, said the photograph tweeted by Trump appeared to be a classified image taken by a US spy satellite.


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