An Assassination in Tehran Reveals the “Rashomon Effect” in the Middle East

By John C. Hulsman

8 December 2020

In this paper we discuss:

  1. The latest news from Iran;
  2. Who may be behind the assassination of Dr. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, and to achieve what goal;
  3. The point of view on this assassination by Israel, Saudi Arabia, US-Trump, and Iran;
  4. Why this may be related to Biden's intention to re-enter the JCPOA;
  5. Why, after this assassination, Biden's stated decision may be risky and highly costly; and
  6. What implications may emerge for the economy and oil prices.

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