Iranians and Iraqis are Celebrating the Death of Quds Commander, Time to Bring Troops Home


by Jose Nino, Big League Politics:

After the airstrike that killed Iranian military leader Qasem Soleimani, Iranians and Iraqis are celebrating.

The U.S.’s action came in response to an Iranian-supported militia attack on the U.S. embassy in Iraq.

According to Steve Watson of Summit News, Soleimani, the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ elite Quds Force, was a despised figure in Iran and Iraq among those persecuted by the Iranian government and its proxies.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo viewed both Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and Soleimani as equal threats.

After news of the strike, President Trump tweeted an American flag without any comment:

Following news of Soleimani’s death, Iraqis were dancing in the streets:

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