Soleimani's Popularity Is Largely Limited to Iran

(Washington Institute for Near East Policy) Patrick Clawson - Given the reports about huge crowds turning out in Iranian cities to honor Qasem Soleimani, one might get the impression that he was popular across the region. But in most Middle Eastern countries, most striking is how little reaction has been seen from Shia Muslims outside Iran, such as in Iraq. The writer is director of research at the Washington Institute.

2020-01-08 00:00:00

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