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Israel Could Expand Its Anti-Iran Fight to Iraq and Yemen

Oct 26, 2018 | 11:00 GMT
An Iranian military truck carries a Sejjil missile past a portrait of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei during a Sept. 22, 2013, military parade in Tehran marking the anniversary of the start of the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war.

An Iranian military truck carries a Sejjil missile past a portrait of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei during a Sept. 22, 2013, military parade in Tehran marking the anniversary of the start of the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war. Israel will seek to roll back Iranian influence in Iraq and Yemen, but its considerations in each country will be different.

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Since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, Iran and Israel have been ideological and strategic enemies, although the implacable foes have largely limited their battles to the Palestinian territories and the Levantine states of Lebanon and Syria. Now, however, the United States is turning up the pressure on Iran, a country that...

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