DEBATE – Iran’s General Killed in US Airstrike
An airstrike by the US forces at Baghdad Airport in Iraq at dawn on Friday killed Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, leader of the foreign wing of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.
The Pentagon stated that Soleimani had been "actively developing plans to attack American diplomats and service members in Iraq and throughout the region," adding: "General Soleimani and his Quds Force were responsible for the deaths of hundreds of American and coalition service members and the wounding of thousands more."
In this program, host Karim Amini discusses the topic with following panelists.
• Ali Akbar Jamshidi, an MP
• Najib Kabuli, a political affairs analyst
• Humayun Shaheedzada, an MP
• Idris Rahmani, an international relations analyst