Podcast #18: Qassem Soleimani of Iran is dead, Iran-US relations are strained, Democrat’s impeachment gamble is failing, and updating the 2020 field.
This week on the show, host Daniel Vaughan talks about the US strike that killed Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani and how that impacts US foreign policy towards Iran. He also covers some domestic political questions on the impeachment strategy Democrats are following and talks about what to make about the Democratic Primaries in the new year.
The Shadow Commander: Qassem Suleimani is the Iranian operative who has been reshaping the Middle East. Now he’s directing Assad’s war in Syria. – Dexter Filkins, New Yorker [September/2013].
Soleimani Deserved His Fate. – Noah Rothman, Commentary Magazine.
Attack on Qassem Soleimani was deterrence, not escalation – John Podhoretz, NYPost.
The Case for Drones: The United States can now wage war in a more nimble, low-risk, and humane fashion than ever before. – Kenneth Anderson, Commentary Magazine. [June/2013].
Sanders starts 2020 in a strong position in Iowa and New Hampshire — CBS News Battleground Tracker.
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