The Grayzone held a live discussion of the US escalation of war on Iran and Iraq, with Trump’s assassination of General Qasem Soleimani and PMF commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis.
Aaron Maté is joined by Rania Khalek, Max Blumenthal, and Ben Norton.
Watch the full livestream on YouTube here:
Iran and Qassem Soleimani defeated ISIS, while US allies helped it
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Ben Norton explains how Iran and its top General Qassem Soleimani, who was just killed in a US drone strike (a criminal act of war), were leading forces who militarily defeating ISIS. Meanwhile, Washington's allies like Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Turkey supported ISIS and al-Qaeda.
The real reason why the US empire is afraid of Iran
.@RaniaKhalek explains the main reason why the US is afraid of Iran: It's an independent sovereign nation that refuses to kowtow, and helps support indigenous resistance groups in the region that resist ISIS, al-Qaeda, Israel, & Saudi Arabia
— The Grayzone (@TheGrayzoneNews) January 6, 2020
America just killed the military leaders who defeated ISIS. Jihadists are rejoicing