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Why 2020 Could Be a Year of Escalation With Iran

Dec 27, 2019 | 10:00 GMT
This stylized image with elements from NASA shows the Middle East from space.

This stylized image with elements from NASA shows the Middle East from space. A lull in Mideast tensions could soon be coming to an end.

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After the dramatic cruise missile and drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities at Abqaiq and Khurais on Sept. 14, the provocations by Iran and its proxies against Saudi Arabia and regional shipping have ebbed. And with the Trump administration choosing to avoid direct military retaliation against Iran -- even after...

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