Not. Priced. In…
(Silver Doctors Editors) Reports are coming in that Iran’s top military general, Iranian Gen. Qassim Soleimani, the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ elite Quds Force, has been killed by the United States in Iraq.
Apparently, he was on his way to the Baghdad airport.
Get up-to-speed on what’s been going down in the Middle East right here.
CNN is downplaying the news at 10:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, January 2nd, 2020:
That’s surely going to infuriate millions of people.
What’s going on?
Here’s Fox News:
President Trump ordered a game-changing U.S. military attack that killed Iranian Gen. Qassim Soleimani, the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ elite Quds Force, among other military officials at Baghdad International Airport early Friday, the Pentagon confirmed.
Soleimani is the military mastermind whom Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had deemed equally as dangerous as Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. In October, Baghdadi killed himself during a U.S. raid on a compound in northwest Syria, seven months after the so-called ISIS “caliphate” crumbled as the terrorist group lost its final swath of Syrian territory in March.
Here’s a round-up, via Twitter:
ALSO KILLED HEAD OF KATAIB HEZBOLLAH ABU MEHDI MUHANDIS https://t.co/K0cJn9rMIc
— Joyce Karam (@Joyce_Karam) January 3, 2020
— Baxtiyar Goran (@BaxtiyarGoran) January 3, 2020
— Steven nabil (@thestevennabil) January 3, 2020
This rapid escalation of force is likely not priced-in to the markets, even though we’ve been sounding the alarm for over a week.