US-Iran Tensions Escalate

Posted on AllSides May 21st, 2019

On Sunday, “a rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone… There [has] so far been no claim of responsibility… The attack came two weeks after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Iraqi leaders during a surprise visit to Baghdad that if they failed to keep in check Iran-backed militias, which are expanding their power in Iraq and now form part of its security apparatus, the United States would respond with force.” (Reuters)

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