The killing of Iran’s general Soleimani is a ‘beheading’. Provocation takes another step forward as the US joins with Iran’s traditional enemy, Saudi Arabia, in carrying out beheadings of opponents as a cultural practice. Swords and falling heads, Religion, politics, oil. This killing with an overhead drone strike in Iraq will have consequences over decades
Month: January 2020
Even as we enter the uncharted realm of 2020 and the coming decade, we have to pause and ask — How fast will the dominoes continue to collapse, one arms agreement after another? Who will reassemble and be able to put in place new nuclear arms control agreements? We have to ask — who?