Skip to comments.US gave clearance to Israel to assassinate Iranian general Suleimani, report claims
Posted on 01/03/2018 12:03:51 AM PST by LibWhacker
The United States has allegedly given Israel permission to assassinate a top Iranian special forces commander who was the mastermind behind Tehran's military operations across the Middle East, Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Jarida reported on Monday.
General Qassem Suleimani has served as the commander of the Quds Force - Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards' foreign operations division - for 20 years, and has been considered as one of the most powerful and controversial military figures by Western governments.
Suleimani is also a controversial figure in the Middle East, especially among Sunnis, due to the human rights violations committed by Iran-backed Shiite militia groups in Syria and Iraq.
Quoting an unnamed source in Jerusalem, the newspaper said a deal was struck quietly between the U.S.and Israel after coming to the agreement that Suleimani was "a threat to the two countries' interests in the region."
The source also said that a similar plan by Israel had been thwarted three years ago after the U.S. warned Iran about an attempt to assassinate Suleimani near Damascus. The incident "sparked a sharp disagreement between the Israeli and American security and intelligence apparatuses," the report said.
There has been no reaction to the report from Jerusalem or Washington as of yet.
The news comes after Trump noticeably upped his rhetoric against Iran and its current supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in recent weeks.
The U.S. leader has also been very vocal on Twitter about the protests across Iran since they erupted last week.
On Monday, he said it was "time for change" in Iran and that the country's people were "hungry" for freedom.
Earlier this month, Pompeo also said he'd sent a letter to Suleimani, warning him that the U.S. would hold Tehran accountable for any attacks it conducted on American interests in Iraq.
Twitter is saying that guy has been dead for a while.
This story must have been posted half a dozen times already.
I did search. It’s not a duplicate posting.
According to Wiki, he’s still alive and kicking.
That is a very dangerous leak for both Israeli and US leadership. I assume that leak is treason. Who mdi leak that. We need Jeffy rip van sessions( but he is sleeping_).
letb me give you some Saudi Sunni human rights violations and you give me who we are going to kill there. 1. 911 3000 died in the WTC buildings. 2. every act by al quada since they are sponsored and paid by the saudi family 3. every act of issis since they are sponsored and paid for by the Saudi family. What did this general do to us? Isnt he pretty dear down the line for state sponsored assassination —like way down the list?
Separately why would Israel need a green light from us?? That doesn't make sense.
The treason was when Obama tipped off the Iranians 3 years ago. The entire Iran deal only makes sense if Obama is a Muslim or is getting a Billion from the Iranians for selling out America. Either way hes treasonous scum.
Ain't I cute?
Is this report even true? Is there a fake “dossier” from foreign sources on this one too? Israel has its share of Hillary loving leftists too.
What’s worse: Someone decided it was a good idea to publish this. Jeez...
In case you missed it and you did. .saudi arabia is an American friend and strong ally in the war against Iran
Your pathetic whine was never true.
BTW....... do you feel comfortable when they haul out the rattlesnakes in your church sanctuary on sunday morning?
This will give the Iranian people encouragement to fight.
out of curiosity, why would they an okay from us???
every word is absolute truth. Prince Bandar and his wife paid for pilot training for the sunni pilots. Osama bin laden was a house of Saud family member with full funding— never with drawn. The hijackers and handlers made over 200 phone calls to the Saudi embassy in Washington DC before 911. My source is the now public 27 pages of the 911 commission report regarding the co conspiracy on 911 between the hijacker and the governing family in Saudi Arabia ( Prince Bandar and his lovely wife) the chief exporter on al qaeda ans isis terrorism in the World. What is your source to the contrary of these absolute facts? Just google it, We should be on the side of iran in annihilating saudi arabia Sunnis.Why are we living a lie? because of big oil — that is why.
Why the heck would Israel need “clearance” from the U.S. or anyone else to take out a threat?
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