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Iran Missile Strikes: Beginning of a ‘New Middle East’?

On Jan 8, 2020, Iran responded to the US double assassination of leading Iranian and Iraqi military figures by mounting a missile strike hitting two US military facilities in Iraq. Despite incessant threats by Trump beforehand, the US did not respond to the Iranian strike. Why not?

Does this mark the next phase in the transition to a New Middle East? The days of US domination and blindly backing Israel, orchestrating regime change and looting of regional resources – will eventually be over, but not before a highly dangerous protracted geopolitical chess match. Host MidEaStream host Marwa Osman discusses what just happened and where it’s heading with Patrick Henningsen, founder the 21stCentury Wire news website. Meanwhile, Sidqi Al-Maqt’s freedom is a live example that 32 years of imprisonment in Israeli detention centers have only proven that wounds rule over knives, and that prisoners can free themselves from confinement through their steadfastness. We discuss this segment with Laith Marouf, expert in Middle East politics. Watch:

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