The Assassination of Qassim Suleimani
Posted on AllSides January 6th, 2020
This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:
THE QUICK FACTS
- On Thursday, January 2nd, President Trump ordered an airstrike that killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.
- Soleimani led Iran's elite Quds Force, a covert group of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps that backed proxies in the Middle East. The group is a U.S.-designated Foreign Terrorist Organization, and was responsible for hundreds of American deaths in Iraq.
- In a public statement, the White House explained ...