Ryan Crocker

The veteran US diplomat tells Alan Philps that the killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani is likely to make the Middle East a more dangerous place – especially with an unpredictable White House.

The World Today Published 7 February 2020 Updated 2 November 2020 5 minute READ

Alan Philps

Former Editor, The World Today, Communications and Publishing

You have followed Iran’s attempt to reshape the politics of the Middle East for 40 years. After the killing of Qassem Soleimani, Iran used ballistic missiles to attack US troops in Iraq for the first time. Has the US-Iran standoff moved up a notch towards war?

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