Following the United States’ assassination of Iranian General Qassim Soleimani, media turned to Iraq War general David Petraeus to provide “expert” commentary
*A version of this newsletter written by Shadowproof’s Kevin Gosztola was sent out on January 3. President Donald Trump’s administration assassinated Iranian general Qassim Soleimani and Iraqi commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis. They were killed in a drone strike near Baghdad’s international airport overnight on January 3. Viewed as an escalation
New York Times conservative columnist Bret Stephens would like the U.S. to carry out the assassination of Assad and his “senior lieutenants” despite obvious dangers.
Kevin Gosztola and The Intercept’s Jeremy Scahill discuss The Assassination Complex, a collection of reporting on the US secret assassination policy.