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Qasem Soleimani


The Beginning of the U.S.-Iran Hot War?

President Trump remains committed to escalating against Iran even as the U.S. battles a worsening pandemic, an economic depression, and internal discord not seen in decades.

Sina Toossi ·


How Many Ways Can Israel Wage War on Iran Before the Media Reports Israel Is Waging War on Iran?

Two recent attacks seem to add dropping missiles from the sky and walking bombs in on the ground to Israel’s resume of acts of war on Iran. And the resume is long. 

Ted Snider ·


'Not Just a Slippery Slope... A Cliff': UN Expert Warns of Expanding Drone Threats After Soleimani Assassination

There is a possibility of a global "drone power club" emerging, said U.N. special rapporteur Agnes Callamard.

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


UN Special Rapporteur: US Drone Strike Killing Iranian Gen. Soleimani Was Unlawful

Not only was Soleimani’s killing unlawful, it set a very bad precedent.

Juan Cole ·


Iran Seeks Interpol Red Notice on Trump for Soleimani Murder

Trump unilaterally whacked Soleimani on Iraqi soil without the permission of the Iraqi government, violating the terms under which US troops operate in Iraq as well as committing murder against Soleimani and those with him.

Juan Cole ·


Iran Issues 'Murder and Terrorism' Arrest Warrant for Trump Over Soleimani Assassination

"His prosecution will be pursued even after the end of his term in office."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


With US and Iran 'A Spark Away' From Devastating Conflict, Trump Vetoes War Powers Resolution

"Trump has gone out of his way to trample both the powers of Congress and the will of the people, all in order to bring us closer to a catastrophic war with Iran and distract from his failures to address this global pandemic."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


The Killer-in-Chief

In Covid-19 America, we are all now potential Suleimanis.

Tom Engelhardt ·


Incompetence on Covid-19 Exposed at Home, Trump Tests Wagging the Dog With Threats Against Iran

One reason for Trump’s saber-rattling against Iran may be that he hopes a conflict with Iran could take the public's mind off his criminal mishandling of the coronavirus.

Juan Cole ·


"I Don't Think That You are Telling Us the Truth": House Democrats Grill Pompeo on Iran and Coronavirus

"You can't hide behind classification on this one because you can't classify something that doesn't exist."

Eoin Higgins, staff writer ·