the united States launched without a successful operation to liquidate iranian commander stationed in Yemen on the same night in which he killed the mighty general Qasem Soleimani in Baghdad, on January 3, according to various anonymous sources in the Administration, americans cited by the press. Washington justified the attack on Soleimani, sanctioned for supporting terrorism since 2007, claiming self-defense to the alleged existence of an imminent threat. This Friday has transcended that had a name more in its sights.
special operations Forces carried out an aerial bombardment against Abdul Reza Shahlai, a commander of the Quds Force of the Body of the Guardians of the iranian Revolution, which did not meet its goal. The Washington Post advanced the information that was later confirmed to other media such as The New York Times or the Associated Press, quoting anonymous sources, as it is classified information.
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This offensive, unknown until now, opens the question of whether, in effect, the united States ended up with Soleimani to avoid an operation against americans —"we Acted last night to stop a war. We do not act to start a war," said Trump to the next day— or seeks to head off the strength of the elite Al-Quds tv that the general was headed.
Her death raised the red-hot already tense situation with Iran and sparked criticism from the democratic opposition in the united States for having acted behind the backs of Congress and to play with matches without leaving very clear the urgency. The iranian regime responded with a bombing of two american military bases in Iraq, but did not cause any low, given that Tehran had warned of the attack to the iraqi Government and the americans were able to take action. The absence of the deceased led a Trump to stop the military escalation, and to announce last Wednesday that would punish such a military action with new economic sanctions.
The us secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, the materialized Friday in the White House and insisted that the general Soleimani was preparing to attack. "Soleimani was planning a large attack on us interests in the region, including embassies," he said to the press, although he admitted that he was unaware of the exact goals.Date Of Update: 11 January 2020, 02:00