Stars and Stripes 31 Dec, 2020 20:15 am

US killing its top general didn't deter Iran

US killing its top general didn't deter Iran
There are decades when nothing happens, and there are weeks when decades happen. At the start of the eventful year of 2020, it was the latter.

David Petraeus’ words, the closest equivalent would be a combination of, “CIA director, CENTCOM commander, JSOC commander, and presidential envoy for the region.Some of Iran’s proxies have called for restraint in response to the embassy attack, recognizing that war would be disadvantageous to both sides.Even the formerly anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr denounced the embassy attack because it undermined the authority of the Iraqi state.needs to reevaluate its presence in the Middle East if it seeks to avoid a new chapter of the forever wars.

He was the foremost symbol of Iran’s "Axis of Resistance" in the Middle East.Nor did Iran’s proxies dampen their efforts.

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