After Soleimani, Iran Sends Shamkhani to Iraq to Take Control

„Iran sent Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran, to Iraq in order to try to control Iraq’s political future, according to reports and insider accounts. Shamkhani is a key figure in Iran. Even as the Islamic Republic struggles to contain the coronavirus pandemic which has led to more than 7,000 infections and hundreds of deaths – even among Iran’s ruling elite – Tehran is plotting to control Iraq’s chaotic politics.“ (…)