IRAQ: Soleimani, the Casus Belli

by Sonia Harim Trump proudly announced the death of Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps general Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in an airstrike in Iraq on Friday 3rd January 2020. The general had been internationally sanctioned – and considered a terrorist by the US – for providing material support and weapons to Bashar Al –Continue reading “IRAQ: Soleimani, the Casus Belli”

IRAQ & IRAN: one step further for the former, one more threat for the latter 🇮🇶 🇮🇷

By Sonia Harim Iraq’s president resigned amid heavy protests against corruption and the whole government: this may seem, for most all over the world, like a much expected victory. It is not. Iraq’s problems have not finished yet. History seems to repeat itself: revolution, corrupt leader, Iran’s hands hiding in the darkness, and American intervention.Continue reading “IRAQ & IRAN: one step further for the former, one more threat for the latter 🇮🇶 🇮🇷

MIDDLE EAST: Iran’s stumble and its harsh relationship with Iraq 🇮🇷🇮🇶

by Sonia Harim Iran has had a hidden hand on Iraq for decades, as it is tied to the Shiite Iraqi areas in the south of its neighbor. Now that both countries are home to turmoil and revolts, those Iraqis who consider – with obvious proofs – that Iran has too much presence in IraqiContinue reading “MIDDLE EAST: Iran’s stumble and its harsh relationship with Iraq 🇮🇷🇮🇶”

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