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    • Fortuna Benmayor
    • 05.09.11 | 23:15 (IDT)

    I see the collapse of US diplomacy, and the weakness of European diplomacy (both separate and as a block) as pivotal for the danger of an all-out (unconventional?) war breaking out in the region. Assad has less and less to lose, so Iran may give the order to Hezballah, Hamas and Assad. Egypt's Sinai under a swiss cheese of preventive measures by the current Egyptian junta, adds up for a very dangerous recipe. The Palestinian UN bid may also play a role. The entire region, from Turkey to Libya, from Yemen to Syria, from Lebanon to Bahrain, Al-Qaida's losses and the internal Iranian situation are so volatile, that it can erupt like a volcano, with a single match.

    from the article: IDF Home Front Command: Likelihood of all-out Middle East war increasing
    First published 22:21 05.09.11 | Last updated 22:21 05.09.11
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