BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:30 A.M.) – U.S. President Donald Trump ordered the assassination of Iran’s Quds Force commander Major-General Qassem Soleimani, the Department of Defense announced this evening.

“At the direction of the President, the U.S. military has taken decisive defensive action to protect U.S. personnel abroad by killing Qasem Soleimani, the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force, a U.S.-designated Foreign Terrorist Organization,” the statement said.

“General Soleimani was actively developing plans to attack American diplomats and service members in Iraq and throughout the region. General Soleimani and his Quds FOrce were responsible for the deaths of hundreds of American and coalition service members and the wounding of thousands more. He had orchestrated attacks on coalition bases in Iraq and over the last several months – including the attack on December 27th – culminating in the death and wounding of additional American and Iraqi personnel. General Soleimani also approved the attacks on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad that took place this week,” they added.

Prior to this statement, U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted a picture of the American flag in response to the death of Soleimani.

The Pentagon is expected to release a statement shortly about the assassinations of Soleimani and the commander of the Kata’eb Hezbollah, Abu Mahdi Al-Mohandes.

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michael Houston
michael Houston
2020-01-03 05:29

the american empire has just put a gun to it’s head and pulled the trigger…..i am only amazed it took this long!!!!!

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-01-04 01:38

Actually, they’ve put a gun on Iran’s master-terrorist and pulled the trigger. I can’t believe they didn’t got the Iranian people freed of him and his buddies for so long.

Sweet Robert
Sweet Robert
2020-01-03 09:29

This man is obviously not a thinker but a stooge and a very dangerous one. God deliver the USA from Donald J.Trump and those who have committed covert acts to push us into war.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-01-04 02:15
Reply to  Sweet Robert

Well, DJT is doing the job all former POTUS since Carter were too coward to do… The invasion of US embassy in Tehran in 1979 was ALREADY a casus belli. Actually, what is unthinkable was Carter letting this happen without response!

Gryz
Gryz
2020-01-05 00:03
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

The 1953 coup d’état against the very first parliamentary government of the Middle-East by the CIA during Operation Ajax was the actual Casus Belli by Washington against the whole of the Iranian people, that had to live under ruthless dictatorship even since. And another one when they helped Saddam Hussein attack Iran with ferocious cowardice in 1980 and give them the means to deliver ballistic chemical-tipped weapons as well past 86 while covering for them at the UN, then again a third case is the USS Valencienne overtly taking aim at a civilian passenger in 88 within the Persian Gulf… Read more »

J j Van Zweden
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J j Van Zweden
2020-01-03 15:27

The washington loonies striking again from now on anybody is a target, welcome to gangster paradise, not so handy of the persians to think that suleimani was save in baghdad, don’t they know whats going on in washington? Its a madhouse, loonies like the chubby demon pompeo or wacko graham are running the show there.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-01-04 02:02
Reply to  J j Van Zweden

Soleimani was not “anybody”, so wasn’t Abu Mahdi Al-Mohandes. These were serious gangsters, they wanted to fück with the Yankees, they were both warned they’d better stop this, didn’t took the warnings into account, they ended getting what they asked for! What’s going on in Washington is not a madhouse thing : it was a madhouse since Carter, as all didn’t retaliated how it should had been done when the Iranian regime attacked the US embassy in Tehran, 1979, or on Hellbollah or IRGC terrorist attacks since. Well, another point : USA does no more needs Mid-East’s oil at all,… Read more »

Gryz
Gryz
2020-01-05 00:08
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

The chief Gangstas of all time were the prominent members of the Bush administration that tore up the entire Iraqi state on a pile of state lies shamelessly put on show at an infamous UN session that still resonate as the worst and deadliest farce ever recorded in its hall by any state representative, Colin Powell himself recalled it as the worst moment of his life. Doctored satellite pictures, fake anthrax vials, all of it, a total scam that led to the destruction of a country and the death of half a million of it according to the most conservative… Read more »

jimbim
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jimbim
2020-01-03 15:58

The level of US stupidity is beyond repair.

Tony B.
Tony B.
2020-01-03 20:45
Reply to  jimbim

Quit applying to “US” what is done by the talmudic capture of the U.S. government. And forget about the “people voting the bastards in” – there is no such thing as an honest vote in the U.S. – or in any other Rothschild cabal owned nation.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-01-04 01:57
Reply to  Tony B.

In case you wouldn’t know, the richest of the Rothschilds’ is poorer of $100 millions than Mahmoud Abbas (his wealth is $1.4bn) and has not even half the wealth of Hamas’ boss Hanniyeh ($3.6bn), even Hamas’ other leaders Abu Zarmouq ($2.6bn) and Khalid Mashal ($2.5bn) are richer… Khamenei’s “businesses” worth $95bn… We’re no more in XIXth century… We’re now facing a Khamenei “cabal” on Iran and abroad as they want to turn the whole word into an Islamofascist dictatorship, just like all shitlamists do…
Maybe should you update your knowledges, it’s XXIst century now!

Gryz
Gryz
2020-01-05 00:19
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

“Maybe should you update your knowledges, it’s XXIst century now!”, says the caveman still obsessed with the virtues of radioactive toys and dreaming of nuclear mushrooms everywhere around to solve basically any kind of regional conflict, such guidelines being the golden stalwart of US diplomacy in… the early 1950s FFS xD not that far in time, maybe you aren’t older than 60 or 70, that’s good for retirement though !

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-01-04 01:51
Reply to  jimbim

US stupidity was to not having decided to get rid from Soleimani at the same time as Mughniyeh (Hellbollah “military” leader) in 2008 since they could have gotten both of them at the same time.

Gryz
Gryz
2020-01-05 00:13
Reply to  jimbim

Had they been any smart, they wouldn’t have dug into a 1.5 trillion public debt in two simultaneous unwinnable quagmires while the rest of the world powers were slowly but surely rising in the background. Heck the very fact that Russia stopped their regime change attempt dead in its tracks in Syria and that all that Washington + allies could do was watch their plan go to waste after huge investments is one contemporary proof to that. Let alone China and its ever-growing Pacific influence and fait accomplis against which the US can only bark and do nothing. Obama’s Pivot… Read more »

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Duncan Cameron
2020-01-03 09:34

Israel will be pleased. How stupid can the US get.

Tony B.
Tony B.
2020-01-03 20:42

And if Iran takes “defensive action” and kills Trump??????

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2020-01-04 01:48
Reply to  Tony B.

It’s the Iranian regime who decided to attack the US base near Kirkuk then to attack US embassy… When you poke Godzilla, you get what you asked for…
What if they kill Trump? Well, they’ll get an all-out war they CAN’T win. It’ll be the end of the ugly Iranian dictatorship… BTW, Pence is way more extremist than DJT, Pence is his insurance to not get a JFK by the deep state : Pence is a serious looney absolutely able to nuke Tehran.

Gryz
Gryz
2020-01-05 00:18
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

Will you just stop with the Godzilla thing, it’s not even funny, Godzilla has class, Donald is an angry twitterati…. And that is exactly why Pence will never get into a position of serious power beyond being a presidential poster boy for the masses signing stuff around and making nice pre-written speeches on tours, a VP seat is one of the least interesting positions one could ever think of within the US system. No present, no future, just checks and nice suits, and that’s pretty much it.

Franklin Paredes
Franklin Paredes
2020-01-05 19:46

It is a show authority and force.