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Influences of Tisha B'av - A Changng Middle East Landscape for Israel

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Jul 5, 2021 at 20:45

It has become more apparent that trading attacks will be the status quo for at least the short term situation since the Eleven Days in May, when outright missile and rocket launches set the level of the tone of the attacks in May; until the cessation occurred for reasons not really all that well understood was 'forced,' but it was merely for the more likely reason that the political motive was achieved; amongst the 'Palestinians,' who claimed 'victory' when obviously no advantage was achieved, let alone any victory.
This actually messaged a political tactic for internal purposes (reasons for not having elections(?)) while at the same time sending psychological terror messages over the Israeli neighborhoods while the Israeli government was in disarray for their own issues of instability.
Another aspect is that while there may be the implications that the American 46th Administrative Chief Executive is still unsure of that administration's efforts to establish something different than the post Trump Presidency's foreign policies, testing one another's resolve in the region is in reformation and Iraq is using the Iranian Islamic Regime's proxy efforts to break the American influences preparatory to linking up with Hizbollah for a potential push from the north. Drone bombings may provide just the motive to either re-engage in Baghdad or pull a Bagram disappearing act. This has many such implications; none of them really promising any relief in the region, something the Iranian Islamic Regime is heavily influencing for the right set of circumstances in the fall.

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