How Qasem Soleimani’s Killing was Tactically Foolish, Unnecessary, and Likely Leads to a War We Won’t Win

Ruins of “Hadish Palace” in Persepolis in Iran. By josesoyo, licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

Let me start out by saying this: if you are an American who is not of Iranian descent, please understand that I likely have many, many more issues with the current government of Iran than you do. Iran’s religious theocracy has many bad actors, including Major General Qasem Soleimani, who was killed on January 2nd