Don’t Ignore Iranian Protests

It has been an intense few weeks in the Middle East to start off 2020. At the very beginning of the year, Iranian-backed militias attempted to attack the US Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq. A few days later, Iranian General Qassem Soleimani was killed by a US airstrike on his vehicle heading to the Baghdad airport. US officials stated that they had intelligence that Soleimani was … Continue reading Don’t Ignore Iranian Protests

Iran Shoots Down Civilian Airliner

On the same night Iran launched strikes on US military bases in Iraq, Americans woke up the news that a civilian airliner had crashed just after taking off from Tehran, Iran en route to Ukraine. The crash instantly killed all 176 civilians on board, including 82 Iranians, 63 Canadians, 11 Ukrainians, 10 Swedes, four Afghans, four Britons and three Germans. Due to the tension in … Continue reading Iran Shoots Down Civilian Airliner

History of Iranian Aggression

Yesterday, Iran escalated tensions that have been building for years in the Middle East by firing missiles at military bases in Iraq that house US and coalition forces. Early reports indicate that the Al Asad and Erbil military bases were fired upon from missiles within Iran, but there are no American casualties. Iran has also claimed direct responsibility for the attack, claiming that it is … Continue reading History of Iranian Aggression

What Comes Next With Iran

As expected, the responses to President Trump’s decision to eliminate Iranian General and Terrorist Qassem Soleimani has been mixed across the world. In the United States, Republicans have expressed support for the move, while Democrats have expressed frustration with both the move and the process, notably that Congress was not informed. Across the world, the mix of reactions is similar. The German government reportedly supports … Continue reading What Comes Next With Iran

US Eliminates Iranian Terrorist Soleimani

2020 has already started off with a bang heard around the world. On January 3, many across the world woke to the news that Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani was killed in an airstrike by U.S. forces in Baghdad, Iraq. At face value, concerns arise that the United States eliminated a General of another major nation, but there is much more to Soleimani than being … Continue reading US Eliminates Iranian Terrorist Soleimani