Qasem Soleimani: An Untouchable International Target

By Marianna Maddock This new decade has already started on very unstable grounds, especially since the recent US drone attack which killed Iranian military commander, Qasem Soleimani, and Iraqi militia leader, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis. These were blatant acts of war. Soleimani has been on the radar for several years. He was in fact a clearContinue reading “Qasem Soleimani: An Untouchable International Target”

The Soleimani Case: a Geopolitical Analysis

by Aurora Ceccotti The murder of Soleimani and its possible consequences led to a general fear of a third world war. Memes about young people getting ready to join the army have proliferated around the web. This is however unlikely to happen. As far as concerns the involvement of NATO countries, Article 5 does notContinue reading “The Soleimani Case: a Geopolitical Analysis”

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”

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