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Israel Lets the U.S. Take the Lead Against Iran

Ryan Bohl
Middle East and North Africa Analyst, Stratfor
Jan 14, 2020 | 10:30 GMT
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the Kohelet Policy Forum conference in Jerusalem on Jan. 8, 2020.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a Jan. 8 policy conference in Jerusalem. Netanyahu said Israel would retaliate with a "resounding blow" if attacked by Iran over the U.S. killing of Qassem Soleimani.

(MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP via Getty Images)

Recent U.S. actions against Iran are allowing Israel to ease off its own threats. But it's only a matter of time until a less hawkish U.S. strategy reinstates Israel’s place as the most likely actor to strike Tehran and potentially spur a regional conflict....

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