Master Article: Siege at US Embassy in Baghdad [Update: 1/14/20]

NOTE: I’ll be including info about the Iran plane crash in this master article as well.

Tucker Carlson Slams Iran Escalation: “They’re Liars and They Don’t Care About You”

“Tucker Carlson was one of few voices on the right to oppose the United States’ military escalation against Iran, warning his viewers that the neo-cons who have been pushing for it, are “liars” and “don’t care about you.”…

“Disgraced [former] National Security Advisor John Bolton has made it his life’s mission to start a war with Iran” and could be “finally getting his wish,” added the Fox News host.

“Should you be happy about that?” asked Tucker. “That’s the question. Well, the last time we took John Bolton’s advice in the region, Iran became far more powerful than before we took John Bolton’s advice. Why? Because things are never quite as simple as they claim they are in Washington.”…”

Tucker Carlson Slams Iran Escalation: “They’re Liars and They Don’t Care About You”

“US kills Iran’s most powerful general in Baghdad airstrike”

“The United States killed Iran’s top general and the architect of Tehran’s proxy wars in the Middle East in an airstrike at Baghdad’s international airport early on Friday, an attack that threatens to dramatically ratchet up tensions in the region…

The targeted killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, could draw forceful Iranian retaliation against American interests in the region and spiral into a far larger conflict between the U.S. and Iran, endangering U.S. troops in Iraq, Syria and beyond…”

https://apnews.com/5597ff0f046a67805cc233d5933a53ed

“Thousands march in Tehran to mourn ‘beloved’ military commander Soleimani, killed by US drone strike”

“Protesters dressed in black have marched in Tehran and other cities, decrying the killing on Thursday night of the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, Major General Qassem Soleimani, which was ordered by Washington.

People flooded the streets of Tehran after Friday prayers in honor of Soleimani and other officials killed during a US airstrike in Iraq’s capital.

The mostly black-clad protesters were chanting traditional anti-American slogans like “Down with the US!” while also praising Soleimani as a “hero” of the nation. Many were carrying photos of the killed Quds commander and banners suggesting that the victim was “beloved” by the army…”

https://www.rt.com/news/477369-iranian-protests-us-airstrike/

“Iraqi protesters withdraw from US Embassy in Baghdad (VIDEOS)”

 

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