The United States, the Gulf Arab states, and Israel face escalated threats, both rhetorical and real.
Iran and its allies appear to be engaged in symbolic actions against Israeli and U.S. forces rather than openly provoking a war, but these theatrics still risk igniting a regional war all involved parties want to avoid.
Israel’s devastating war in Gaza may change the political dynamics not only in the Middle East but in the United States, too.
In offering support for Hamas and the Palestinian cause, Tehran is likely to avoid direct regime – or irretrievable Hezbollah – entanglement to shield its core strategic interests.
While there are ways Hezbollah could become involved in the Israel-Hamas conflict, neither Hezbollah nor Iran appears interested in a wider regional war.
Would South Yemen be a state for Southerners, or would it be the anti-Houthi Yemeni state?
Quds Force chief Ismail Qaani’s foreign visits reveal minor anomalies regarding Palestinian affairs.
Washington and Riyadh will be watching the next steps before reassessing the potential for a triangular agreement with Israel.
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