World Ch. Schedule : FRI 20:30 KST
* Date : 2020-01-09
On January 3rd, a U.S. airstrike took out Qassem Soleimani, major general of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. in Baghdad.
Losing its well-respected top commander, Iran has vowed vengeance against the U.S. and said it would withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal.
Meanwhile, the U.S. has defended its attack, saying it had to be done to “stop a war, not to start one.“
As the U.S.-Iran friction brings instability in the Middle East, the Point takes an in-depth look at how the unsettling relations between the two sides would unfold, and how the conflict would affect the global community, including Korea.