Trump may well have tweeted out a classified picture
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President Donald Trump tweeted an image of an Iranian space facility on Friday night that experts say was likely taken by a satellite or drone and could contain highly sensitive information and insights in the US military's capabilities.

The picture showed the aftermath of an accident at the facility and the President tweeted it alongside the words:

The United States of America was not involved in the catastrophic accident during final launch preparations for the Safir SLV Launch at Semnan Launch Site One in Iran. I wish Iran best wishes and good luck in determining what happened at Site One.

Ankit Panda, an adjunct senior fellow at the Federation of American Scientists, told NPR:

The resolution is amazingly high. I would think it's probably below well below 20 centimetres, which is much higher than anything I've ever seen.

Panda concluded:

These are closely held national secrets. We don't even share a lot of this kind of imagery with our closest allies. The Russians and the Chinese, you're letting them know that these are the kind of things that the United States has the capability of seeing.

Unsurprisingly people were quick to point out the hypocrisy of Trump's previous record for accusing people of leaking state secrets

Not to mention the obvious risks that come with sharing such sensitive imagery

And then there were those mocking the president for seemingly taking a picture of an iPad, rather than just screen-shotting the image like every other tech savvy world leader would

As with all Trumpian incidents there were also the usual calls for impeachment

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