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15 ဧပြီလ 2024
The regional states remain quite concerned that the longer the open-ended conflict in Gaza goes on, the greater the possibility … of a regional war. USA Today

Michael Wahid Hanna

Program Director, U.S.
14 ဧပြီလ 2024
Iran’s government appears to have concluded that the Damascus strike [by Israel] was a strategic inflection point, where failure to retaliate would carry more downsides t... New York Times

Ali Vaez

Senior Adviser to the President & Project Director, Iran
13 ဧပြီလ 2024
I don't think Iran wants to sacrifice Hezbollah or bring it into the fray [with Israel]. It is the top of its spear, and Iran wants to preserve it. BBC

Ali Vaez

Senior Adviser to the President & Project Director, Iran

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