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No Relaxation of Tensions Can Be Forecast Now

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Aug 13, 2020 at 14:37

As this is being written, the United States made a very contentious announcement that a peace deal had been reached with the United Arab Emirates and Israel. Elsewhere, we read that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu abruptly left a meeting of colleagues, saying you'll find out why later. Was this the reason why?
If tensions with the UAE were not already edgy, this cannot help but exacerbate the antagonistic cross-gulf tones with the Iranian Islamic Republic to extremes not likely to be abated any time soon.
The region is already in smoking hot contentions of emotions as it appears now that the efforts of the American Administration has moved the goal of peace farther away from the enemies of Israel unless they are willing to concede to the true parameters for a secured 'peace for Jerusalem,' and generally for Israel. It is expected there will be few that will take this lightly.
Indeed, the responses will be compelling and dramatic.

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