Qasem Soleimani

Jake Johnson, staff writer
Iraqis take part in a protest at Tahrir Square to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the U.S. assassination of Iranian military commander Gen. Qasem Soleimani on January 3, 2021.
"The Islamic Republic of Iran is very seriously following up on pursuing and punishing those who ordered and executed this crime."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
Foreign Minister of Iran, Javad Zarif, during a cabinet meeting in Tehran, Iran on April 15, 2020.
"Iran doesn't seek war," said the Iranian foreign minister, "but will openly...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
U.N. special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Agnes Callamard holds a press conference at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on October 25, 2019.
There is a possibility of a global "drone power club" emerging, said U.N...


America Is the Great Satan
Trump's stupid, reckless, arrogant, illegal execution of Iran's Gen. Qassem Soleimani has been rightly dubbed an act of state terror, a blundering "lighting a match on a powder keg" exposing "foreign policy as performance art, devoid of strategic logic" that will likely prove disastrous for us, Iran and the world. It's a fitting capstone to the "decades of pointless atrocities" America has unleashed in the region - crimes of imperial hubris we and many others may now pay dearly for.