Tag Archives: Assassinations

#WorldPoli: History of Assassinations of Iran’s Top Nuclear Scientists – #WorldPolitics

WASHINGTON – The assassination of Iran’s nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh by unknown assailants last week is the latest in a string of targeted killings of figures behind Tehran’s atomic program. Since 2007, six of the country’s top nuclear scientists and researchers have been killed and one has been wounded under …

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#WorldPoli: Assassinations Highlight Security Challenges for US-Backed Forces in Eastern Syria – #WorldPolitics

WASHINGTON – Tensions are flaring in an eastern Syria province after the assassinations of several powerful Arab tribal leaders, with U.S.-backed forces accusing Islamic State (IS) sleeper cells and Syrian government proxies of carrying out such attacks to cause instability in the former IS stronghold. In the past two weeks, …

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