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Op-Ed by Hassan Hassan: The Middle Eastern Problem Soleimani Figured Out

Op-Ed by Hassan Hassan: The Middle Eastern Problem Soleimani Figured Out

The Iranian general Qassem Suleimani is dead, and tensions with Iran appear to be simmering down. But the landscape he helped build is still very much a problem for the United States.

Since his killing in a U.S. drone strike last week, experts have been rushing to explain just why Soleimani mattered so much to Iran’s ambitions—and what consequences his death really holds for the region. One simple way to think about it: He was the one man who had mastered the new landscape of the Middle East.

Read the full article at Politico.

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