January 10, 2020

The US killed Soleimani. What will Iran do next?

Featuring Ilan Goldenberg

Source: Vox

Journalist Alex Ward

In his speech declaring a kind of victory over Iran on Wednesday, President Donald Trump said “Iran appears to be standing down,” implying the threat America faces from the Islamic Republic is over.

But it ain’t over yet.

Militia attacks targeting American forces and US interests in the Middle East, such as Saudi oil fields or the Strait of Hormuz. A large-scale cyberattack that could hurt the world oil market and impact the presidential election in November. And possibly a years-long effort to assassinate high-level US government targets.

Read the full story and more in Vox.

Authors

  • Ilan Goldenberg

    Senior Fellow and Director, Middle East Security Program

    Ilan Goldenberg is Senior Fellow and Director of the Middle East Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. He is a foreign policy and defense expert with ext...