Today is a bit of a departure, but just a bit: I want to talk about Iran. You know, that country in the Middle East which everyone thinks is public enemy #1!
Tag: Qassem Soleimani
Have a listen to me chatting with Twitch streamer Destiny on a broad range of topics all tied to terrorism (Iran, Israel-Palestine, and many more!)
QUICK HITS 14 – Al Shabaab and Iran
Reports that the Somali terrorist group Al Shabaab may be in a ‘tactical alliance’ with Iran are an extraordinary claim and such require extraordinary evidence.
Intelligence is an important part of decision making but what happens when the officials using intelligence can’t be trusted?
QUICK HITS 10 – Iranian Missiles
The Iran-US mini-conflict seems to have ebbed – what is really at stake here?
Phil Gurski from Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting joins The Morning Rush to break down the latest breaking news from Iran.
Iran attack: US troops targeted with ballistic missiles. ‘This is localized conflict, not WWIII’ says Phil Gurski, former Iranian analyst at CSE and CSIS.
The decision to take Soleimani out points to a fundamental U.S. lack of understanding of the current terrorism threat and will lead to more, not fewer, deaths.
The assassination of IRGC General Soleimani in a US airstrike will make terrorism worse, not better, and takes our eye off a larger threat: Sunni terrorism.
Listen to this episode to find out what bothers me about the U.S. airstrike that killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.