« The Weeds

Mission Accomplished?


Vox national security correspondent Alex Ward joins Jane and Matt to break down Trump's Iran policy.

Recommended reading:

"Trump’s team insists Soleimani was an “imminent” threat. Just don’t ask for details." by Alex Ward, Vox

"9 questions about the US-Iran crisis you were too embarrassed to ask" by Zack Beauchamp, Vox

"The US killed Soleimani. What will Iran do next?" by Alex Ward, Vox

"The Soleimani Strike Defied the U.S. Constitution" by Oona A. Hathaway, The Atlantic


Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, Vox

Alex Ward (@AlexWardVox), National security reporter, Vox

Jane Coaston (@cjane87), Senior politics reporter, Vox

More to explore:

Subscribe to Impeachment, Explained on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Overcast, Pocket Casts, or your favorite podcast app to get stay updated on this story every week.

About Vox

Vox is a news network that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines.

Follow Us: Vox.com

Facebook group: The Weeds

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

To view this and other transcripts, as well as support the generation of new transcripts, please subscribe.