20 ianuarie 2021

Pompeo beats the War Drums


US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed on a press conference on Tuesday that al-Qaida had established a new home base in Iran. He made a case for how al-Qaida poses a major threat to the US and allied interests in the Middle East in a host of ways. He claimed the militant group had "burrowed inside" Iran, making it harder for the US to target its members."Iran is indeed the new Afghanistan ... as the key geographic hub for al-Qaida," Pompeo said without providing any evidence for his [...]