22 octombrie 2019

For the US and Israel, a strike against Iran seems inevitable


Israel and Hezbollah, the Lebanese-based militant organization, have tacitly upheld a tense truce since 2006. Israel has refrained from significant strikes in Lebanon; Hezbollah has decreased its harassment on the Israel-Lebanon border and not initiated rocket barrages against Israel. Any renewed conflict carries risks for both. Even with Israel’s anti-missile Iron Dome negating the economic damage of a confrontation, a large-scale ground campaign would exact a price in blood. In 2014, Prime [...]