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2020-01-02 Iraq
Qassim Soleimani, head of Iran's elite Quds force, has been killed in an airstrike at Baghdad's international airport.
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Posted by Fred 2020-01-02 8:46:13 PM|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6766 views ]  Top
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#1 you beat me to it,

I wonder what they were doing in Iraq....
Posted by Jan 2020-01-02 20:51||   2020-01-02 20:51|| Front Page Top

#2 Perfect message to send to Iraqi politicians who are Iranian vassals.
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-01-02 20:58||   2020-01-02 20:58|| Front Page Top

#3 ...1). Good.

2). Tin hats, everyone. This isn't going to end here.

Posted by Mike Kozlowski 2020-01-02 21:00||   2020-01-02 21:00|| Front Page Top

#4 'You can't do a damn thing!'

Here, hold my beer diet Coke.
Posted by Procopius2k 2020-01-02 21:09||   2020-01-02 21:09|| Front Page Top

#5 BTW, not just a 'telegram' for Tehran, but also Pyongyang.
Posted by Procopius2k 2020-01-02 21:10||   2020-01-02 21:10|| Front Page Top

#6 Trump is a man of his word.
Posted by Airandee 2020-01-02 21:11||   2020-01-02 21:11|| Front Page Top

#7 ..not that Pelosi or Schumer understand the point.
Posted by Procopius2k 2020-01-02 21:15||   2020-01-02 21:15|| Front Page Top

#8 Next!
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-01-02 21:16||   2020-01-02 21:16|| Front Page Top

#9 ...But we can kill your damned terror-master.
Bravo, Trump.
Posted by Lex 2020-01-02 21:19||   2020-01-02 21:19|| Front Page Top

#10 Wasn't he talking shit this morning?
Posted by Chris 2020-01-02 21:22||   2020-01-02 21:22|| Front Page Top

#11 Ring kissers hardest hit.

Posted by Squinty Glomose4506 2020-01-02 21:27||   2020-01-02 21:27|| Front Page Top

#12 Could have been the Saudis.
Has anyone taken credit?
Posted by Thimp Clusort2035 2020-01-02 21:27||   2020-01-02 21:27|| Front Page Top

#13 "Only murica bad" crowd at ZH livid.
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-01-02 21:30||   2020-01-02 21:30|| Front Page Top

#14 I think I see a hubcap.
Posted by Squinty Glomose4506 2020-01-02 21:45||   2020-01-02 21:45|| Front Page Top

#15 Ref #3: Tin hats, everyone. This isn't going to end here.

I look for the Iranians to strike Israel very soon. It'll be 'off to the races' at that point.
Posted by Besoeker 2020-01-02 21:51||   2020-01-02 21:51|| Front Page Top

#16 "Trump's Benghazi." Heh...
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-01-02 22:00||   2020-01-02 22:00|| Front Page Top

#17 Make the grass grow
Posted by DarthVader 2020-01-02 22:00||   2020-01-02 22:00|| Front Page Top

#18 Trump sez Soli was planning to attack Americans... (was)
Posted by Goober Tingle7365 2020-01-02 22:01||   2020-01-02 22:01|| Front Page Top

#19 Not just the kills, some reports about Qais al-Khazali and Hadi al-Ameri were arrested too. But unconfirmed as everyone is stuck on Soleimani being cooked well-done.
Posted by Charles 2020-01-02 22:01||   2020-01-02 22:01|| Front Page Top

#20 I look for the Iranians to attempt to strike Israel very soon
Posted by Lex 2020-01-02 22:09||   2020-01-02 22:09|| Front Page Top

#21 Who has the winning ticket on the Trifecta?

Pinch of salt until confirmed:
Ski Arabia correspondent just said that Naem Qasm, #Lebanon Hezbollah deputy leader was the third who killed in the strike not Kawtharani.
Posted by Squinty Glomose4506 2020-01-02 22:09||   2020-01-02 22:09|| Front Page Top

#22 A video shows 2 burning vehicles on the Airport road. More infamous names to show up in the dead pool?
Posted by Squinty Glomose4506 2020-01-02 22:13||   2020-01-02 22:13|| Front Page Top

#23 this shit just gets better and better
Posted by Chris 2020-01-02 22:13||   2020-01-02 22:13|| Front Page Top

#24 Signals Intelligence probably pointed to him as in charge of the embassy attack. Poor bastard waited a bit too long to get out of town. He's made his last SITREP back to Tehran.
Posted by Besoeker 2020-01-02 22:17||   2020-01-02 22:17|| Front Page Top

#25 And just wait til the self inflicted collateral damage starts as the media and dems (but I repeat myself) try to spin this.
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-01-02 22:22||   2020-01-02 22:22|| Front Page Top

#26 ^ See my Sen Chris Murphy (D-Asshole) tweet above
Posted by Frank G 2020-01-02 22:27||   2020-01-02 22:27|| Front Page Top

#27 #25 It's starting - here's WaPo: "Iran's most revered military leader"
Posted by Lex 2020-01-02 22:32||   2020-01-02 22:32|| Front Page Top

#28 It'd be nice to hit the top guy before he starts his regional attacks.
Posted by ruprecht 2020-01-02 22:36||   2020-01-02 22:36|| Front Page Top

#29 Re Chris Murphy's asinine tweet about "assassinating" the second most powerful man in Iran": stupid f----.

This POS headed a designated terrorist organization that killed god knows how many Americans.
Posted by Lex 2020-01-02 22:37||   2020-01-02 22:37|| Front Page Top

#30 Just had a thought: Wasn't there a US Force of Several Carriers that went through the Hormuz not to long ago?
Posted by Charles 2020-01-02 22:42||   2020-01-02 22:42|| Front Page Top


Posted by Squinty Glomose4506 2020-01-02 22:46||   2020-01-02 22:46|| Front Page Top

#32 Correction: It was the USS Abe Lincoln with two escorts back in November with some Iran boats shadowing them. Reason is came up is Sat pics of the situation was released.

Teach me to DuckDuckGO the memory first, then post.
Posted by Charles 2020-01-02 22:46||   2020-01-02 22:46|| Front Page Top

#33 Their deaths are a potential turning point in the Middle East and are expected to draw severe retaliation from Iran and the forces it backs in the Middle East against Israel and American interests.

30, not 3, but 30 rockets were fired into the Green Zone several days ago by these guys. I suggest they stop before the Mullah's get mail, too.
Posted by Goober Tingle7365 2020-01-02 23:16||   2020-01-02 23:16|| Front Page Top

#34 Wasn't he talking shit this morning?

That smack-talking shit from these assholes has infuriated me for years like nothing else (besides the ex-girlfriend, that is).
Posted by Raj 2020-01-02 23:18||   2020-01-02 23:18|| Front Page Top

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