2020-12-01 12:25:37

Why Did Israel Assassinate Iran’s Top Nuclear Scientist?


Sonali Kolhatkar talks about the assassination of Dr. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

Medea Benjamin, Co-founder of human rights group Global Exchange and the peace organization CODEPINK. She is a long-time political activist who has also written a number of books including Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of the Unjust, Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control and Inside Iran: The Real History and Politics of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Iranians are mourning the death of Dr. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the top nuclear scientist in the nation who was just assassinated. The Monday burial was accompanied by angry denunciations from Iran’s top leadership. Reports confirm that Israel, at the direction of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was responsible for the scientist’s killing.

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