Israel Bombs Iraq For The 1st Time In Nearly 40 Years

Posted on August 27, 2019 10:06 pm

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An Israeli bombing of a weapons depot allegedly used by Iran is the first Israeli strike on Iraq in nearly forty years and a major escalation of Israel’s campaign against Tehran. The attack also underscores how Israeli violence on its neighbors has been normalized, As’ad AbuKhalil argues. Guest: As’ad AbuKhalil, professor of political science at California State University Stanislaus. Israel has reportedly carried out military strikes in Iraq. US officials tell the New York Times that Israel bombed a weapons depot that was allegedly being used by Iran to move weapons to Syria. This will be the first time Israel…