History shows that Israel’s military occupations cannot be sustained indefinitely.
With food and electricity shortages, the population is becoming desperate.
Conflict between Israel and Iran seems increasingly inevitable now the US has torn up the nuclear deal. But if – or when – it happens, who do the Sunni Gulf states and Egypt back?
Neither country can back down.
Israeli ministers say they have no desire for an escalation of hostilities, but their actions – and those of Iran – show the conflict can only move in that direction.
The president’s confidence that he will be able to successfully wring more concessions out of Iran could lead to catastrophic consequences.
Trump wants to demolish the Obama legacy, and to woo a hard-line Republican element.
“It is an emergency – the survivors are 96, 97, 100 years old”
According to the Saudis, Qatar is a sponsor of terrorism and is too close to Turkey and Iran.
If the Middle East’s proxy wars ignite, British progressives should denounce militarism on all sides and back secular forces.
Iran armed with nuclear weapons is an enormous geopolitical risk. All the more reason for a deal.