The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps general and physicist spearheading Iran’s nuclear weapons program is dead following a fierce yet brief firefight last weekend outside Tehran.
Mossad, Israel’s legendary intelligence agency, is widely believed to have orchestrated the daytime raid that lured Mohsen Fakhrizadeh into a trap as his armored convoy traveled from the capital to his villa in Absard.
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that his top priority is to punish the perpetrators behind the attack. While they aren’t calling for vengeance, several top Democrats are wailing about Fakhrizadeh’s death. Here they are: