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“The clocks stopped at 1:17,” reads the most famous line from Cormac McCarthy’s post-apocalyptic classic The Road. “A long shear of light and then a series of low concussions.”

It didn’t happen at 1:17, but it was close.

At 1:20 a.m. local time on Wednesday, Iran’s Revolutionary Guards began an attack on US positions in Iraq. Officials said the timing was symbolic – Qassem Soleimani was killed by a US drone strike at 1:20 a.m. last Friday.

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