October surprise: Will war with Iran be Trump’s election eve shocker?
Bob Dreyfuss, an independent journalist in New York City and Cape May, New Jersey, specializes in writing about politics and national security. He’s written widely for the Nation, Rolling Stone, the American Prospect, Mother Jones, the New Republic, and other magazines. He is the author of Devil’s Game: How the United States Helped Unleash Fundamentalist Islam.
Was Donald Trump’s January 3rd drone assassination of Major General Qasem Soleimani the first step in turning the simmering Cold War between the United States and Iran into a hot war in the weeks before an American presidential election?