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Paul Rogers on rising tensions between the United States and Iran
The US and Iran have been waging a proxy war on a number of fronts throughout the Middle East for years. But U.S. airstrikes this week on Iranian targets in Iraq -- particularly the killing of Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis -- have the entire region on edge, while the rhetoric on all sides becomes more bellicose. British security expert Paul Rogers discusses the escalating conflict and its broader security and geopolitical implications.