One of the people on the list of those winning sanctions relief in today’s Iran deal is Iranian General Qasem Soleimani, reportedly the commander of Shiite militias in Iraq fighting ISIS:

The same Qasem Soleimani who was in charge of Shiite militias that killed American troops during the Iraq war:


We posted on Qasem Soleimani back in March where former General David Petraeus called the Shiite militias in Iraq a greater threat than ISIS:

David Petraeus unloads on Iran in WaPost interview: Shiite militias, not ISIS are the bigger threat

One of the tweets in particular from that post stands out:

This is the guy we’re lifting sanctions on? Apparently so:

Although he might still be covered under different sanctions imposed by the Obama administration:

Let’s hope.



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