Protests in Iran: An early sign of a ‘Chernobyl moment’?

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CNN’s team reports on fresh details about how the night unfolded. “,”descriptionText”:”Quickly after missiles were fired coming from Iran, US military along with executive began assessing potential damage along with evaluating a response. 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century.”},{“title”:”Here’s how dangerously close Iran’s missiles are to US targets”,”duration”:”02:38″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2020/01/08/iran-missile-capability-dnt-todd-situation-room-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2020/01/08/iran-missile-capability-dnt-todd-situation-room-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200108181234-iran-missle-map-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2020/01/08/iran-missile-capability-dnt-todd-situation-room-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/tensions-with-iran/”,”description”:”CNN’s Brian Todd breaks down the magnitude of Iran’s high precision missiles along with the potential threat they pose to US bases along with allies. “,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s Brian Todd breaks down the magnitude of Iran’s high precision missiles along with the potential threat they pose to US bases along with allies. “},{“title”:”Hear President Trump’s full remarks on 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