Geopolitical checkmate: Iran might have a bloodthirsty communist dolphin squadron at their disposal
Last week we nearly found ourselves staring down World War III because our president wanted to ensure a couple more chickenshit chickenhawk Republicans save his ass during his upcoming impeachment trial. Thankfully, it appears Armageddon has been staved off for at least another news cycle, so while we continue to dissect exactly why Donald thought this plan would go swimmingly, new evidence is emerging that the disaster we so narrowly avoided could have been even more grave than we initially thought.
Iran's massive protests, explained in 4 minutes
How the price of eggs sparked an uprising in Iran. Read more about the protests on Vox.com here: http://bit.ly/2m2r4k0. Since December 28th, Iran has undergone multiple days of populist protests. At least 20 deaths have occurred, as protestors clash with Iranian security forces, and hundreds of people have been arrested. The demonstrations began in Mashad, Iran's second largest cit, and have since spread throughout the country. There are multiple reasons for the protests, but the main one seems to stem from Iran's halting economy. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o
American man held in Iran marks 2,000 days in detention
Siamak Namazi, an Iranian-American detained in Iran, marked 2,000 days -- more than five years -- in Tehran's notorious Evin Prison on Saturday and his family again urged the Biden administration to do everything it can to get him and his father home.