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Nonsensical to not give the benefit of the doubt to Iran’s intentions in Flight 752 tragedy

By Scott Taylor      

Let’s afford the Iranians that same level of potential martial ineptitude as the U.S., rather than jumping to the assumption that they intentionally killed off their own people.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau enters the National Press Theatre to provide an update on Ukraine flight 752 on Jan. 11. The most aggressive hawks among Trudeau’s critics viewed his cautionary tone to be a weasel-worded submission to the terrorist regime that rules Iran, writes Scott Taylor. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

OTTAWA—On Jan. 9, when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the downing of Ukrainian Airlines flight 752 was believed to have been caused by an Iranian missile, he was immediately denounced across social media platforms for “kowtowing” to the Tehran regime. What sparked this public derision was the fact that Trudeau stated that such a scenario of a missile strike was likely “unintentional.”

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