Assassination Of Top Iranian Nuclear Scientist Raises Serious Concern

The assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientist raises serious concerns for the US and the world. Francesca Fiorentini and Brett Erlich break it down on The Damage Report. Follow The Damage Report on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheDamageReportTYT/

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"Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Iran’s top nuclear scientist, was assassinated yesterday just outside of Tehran. Of course, this is not the first extrajudicial killing of a high-profile Iranian. In January, the country’s top general was killed by U.S. airstrikes while on an official visit to Iraq.

This killing comes as the Trump administration, which has worked to ostracize Iran with travel bans, increasingly tough sanctions and, at times, military threats, is on its way out, and the incoming Biden administration hopes to repair U.S. relations with Iran, which insists its nuclear program is for energy, not weapons.

We’re joined now by Karim Sadjadpour, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Karim, thanks so much for being with us."

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