Skip to comments.Killing Soleimani Was the Moral Response to Genocide
Posted on 01/06/2020 1:36:56 PM PST by BenLurkin
While many Iranian officials have threatened genocide, Qassem Soleimani was actually tasked with it.
As an architect of Bashar Assads genocidal war against the Syrian people, he was one of the most guilty men on earth. As the Godfather of Irans global terror network, he was also one of the most dangerous.
His terror world tour was finally cut short last Friday by a precision airstrike, in what was arguably President Trumps boldest and most presidential move thus far. Soleimani was identified only by his hand, itself identified by a red-stone ring he was known to wear.
Soleimani was the cold-blooded commander of Irans hot-blooded Quds Force. Named after Jerusalem, which its officers swear to liberate, this special-ops directorate was responsible for subverting Irans enemies while extending the Islamic revolutionary influence throughout the world. During his years at its helm, Soleimani earned a reputation for covertly killing rivals, coordinating violent attacks, and arming, training, and directing Irans proxy legions throughout the Middle East.
Most importantly, Soleimani was the man responsible for Irans operations in Syria, which he oversaw in person through dozens of visits. His goal: to keep Assad in power at any human cost.
Directing thousands of Iranian and Hezbollah soldiers spread out across the entire country, Soleimani was said by one American defense official in 2013 to have been running the war [in Syria] himself.
In the end, Assad would maintain his throne as more than half a million Syrians were brutally murdered, barrel-bombed, disappeared, tortured, or even incinerated in the longest and largest genocide of our century.
Soleimani, more so than perhaps any other man on earth with the exception of Assad himself, directed the offensives that incurred those shocking tolls.
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“” “” As an architect of Bashar Assads genocidal war against the Syrian people, he was one of the most guilty men on earth.”” “”
Oh-ah. Al-Qaeda and ISIS he fought against weren’t a problem... I see.
You really need a program to keep up with the players in the Middle East.
I have no issue with ensuring Syria has full control over its territory.
Non sequitur by the author.
Assad was not committing genocide, that was being done by Assad’s opponents, who were sponsored by Obama, the Saudis and Turks
Not really. The layout is quite simple unless you are getting your information from mainstream media.
Although media narrative makes it look even simplier but in a twisted deceptive way.
Whodee! Whodee! Whodee!
Was this from the “ISIS times”? You know, the ISIS paper of record?
Democrats and celebs are all for genocide.
Gross misunderstanding of the Syrian situation. Assad was the architect of his war on his own people, which was unnecessarily brutal (but fell short of genocide). Iran, through Soleimani and his Quds Force used Hezbollah to reinforce and support Assad. Continuing the mullahs policy of fighting to the last Arab in pursuit of regional dominance.
However, Russia was the key to Assads victory. Iran bled Hezbollah dry and still could not win Assads war. They showed that they lacked the capability to have a strategic impact. Assad then turned to his fathers old patron, Russia. Who could and did provide the decisive edge through airpower and other support.
Syria was an Iranian failure, not a success. Assad appreciates Irans support, but owes his survival to Russia.
The warfare in the ME wasn’t as prevalent prior to 1978. Something occurred during that time that changed that status.
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