The US pushed Israel-Gulf ties, now those ties are also fueled by uncertainty over its regional policies
“The two most unhappy countries at this move are Russia & China, because they love seeing us bogged down, watching over a quagmire, & spending big dollars to do so.“
“We should continue doing what we are doing [with the Persian Gulf countries], deepen those ties, without make doing this more difficult for them.”
Bern suspended payments to UNRWA in July until completion of a UN investigation into ethical misconduct among senior officials in the organization.
Both men, Nasrallah and Netanyahu, have great survival instincts, and both have no interest in ratcheting up the conflict to a point where it could spiral out of control and topple them both.
Israel responded to the fire by firing 100 mortars into Lebanon and attacking from the air, the Prime Minister said.