U.S. airstrikes on the Iran-backed militia in Iraq have roots in Iran

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@AmericanThinker—In early November 2019, a new wave of recent uprisings in Iran -- triggered by high inflation, unemployment, and institutionalized corruption within the regime -- resulted in more than 1500 deaths and 12,000 detainees. These protests were a natural p

Iran-backed militia fighters killed in airstrike in Iraq day after U.S. kills Soleimani. Five Iran-backed militia fighters were killed in an airstrike in Iraq late Friday — one day after top Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani died in a high-stakes American attack, according to local and U.S. officials. While it wasn’t immediately clear who was responsible for the strike, a U.S. official