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    Why Soleimani Was Killed...

    No duh...

    inside the plot by iranís soleimani to attack u.s. Forces in iraq


    in mid-october, iranian major-general qassem soleimani met with his iraqi shiíite militia allies at a villa on the banks of the tigris river, looking across at the u.s. Embassy complex in baghdad.


    the revolutionary guards commander instructed his top ally in iraq, abu mahdi al-muhandis, and other powerful militia leaders to step up attacks on u.s. Targets in the country using sophisticated new weapons provided by iran, two militia commanders and two security sources briefed on the gathering told reuters.

    The strategy session, which has not been previously reported, came as mass protests against iranís growing influence in iraq were gaining momentum, putting the islamic republic in an unwelcome spotlight. Soleimaniís plans to attack u.s. Forces aimed to provoke a military response that would redirect that rising anger toward the united states, according to the sources briefed on the gathering, iraqi shiíite politicians and government officials close to iraqi prime minister adel abdul mahdi
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    soleimaniís efforts ended up provoking the u.s. Attack on friday that killed him and muhandis, marking a major escalation of tensions between the united states and iran. The two men died in air strikes on their convoy at a baghdad airport as they headed to the capital, dealing a major blow to the islamic republic and the iraqi paramilitary groups it support

    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-i...-iduskbn1z301z
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    Quote Originally Posted by seer View Post
    Soleimaniís plans to attack u.s. Forces aimed to provoke a military response that would redirect that rising anger toward the united states, according to the sources briefed on the gathering, iraqi shiíite politicians and government officials close to iraqi prime minister adel abdul mahdi.
    Looks like he got his wish. oops.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparko View Post
    Looks like he got his wish. oops.
    One of those "be careful what you wish for" moments.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rogue06 View Post
    One of those "be careful what you wish for" moments.
    But I thought he was on a diplomatic mission?
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    Quote Originally Posted by seer View Post
    But I thought he was on a diplomatic mission?
    "Don't act so surprised, your highness, you weren't on any mercy mission this time!"
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    Quote Originally Posted by shunyadragon View Post
    Trump wanted an out to pull the troops out.
    4-D chess?
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    I heard soleimani faked his death so he could be free to chase his dream of producing Shakespeare at community theatres. An audience of 20 to 50 would be ideal. Any more would make him too nervous right now, heís not ready for that just yet but in 5 years? Who knows.

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    Quote Originally Posted by seer View Post
    No duh...
    Interesting. Unfortunately difficult to accept at face value since the Trump Administration can't even seem to get it's own story straight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JimL View Post
    Unfortunately difficult to accept at face value since the Trump Administration can't even seem to get it's own story straight.
    The US media has been lying its people into wars for the last 50 years. Generally the military industrial complex and/or the President's administration provides some 'sources' to discreetly tell the media some lies, and the media breathlessly reports it as gospel truth. Secretive evidence from anonymous sources that wouldn't pass muster in any trial of any common criminal suddenly gets elevated to the status of We Totally Need To Go To War Over This And Kill Hundreds of Thousands of People.

    Despite all of that history, Seer seems to have his gullibility set to maximum.
    Last edited by Starlight; 01-06-2020 at 09:45 PM.

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