Following the assassination of Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani, the U.S. and Iran find themselves on the cusp of a war that could cost millions of lives and trillions of dollars.
Why did Trump authorize the killing now? What does this mean for the region? Who was Soleimani and what was he doing in Iraq? Phyllis Bennis, director of the New Internationalism Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, joined Sojourner Truth to answer these questions and more.
Listen to the original interview at Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod here.