Analysis Israel-Gaza Fighting: From Neighborhood Feud to Global Conflict

Iran has found a foothold in the Gaza crisis, and thanks to Islamic Jihad it may yet play an important part in ending the crisis.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ travels to Egypt, Turkey, Qatar and Bahrain, reports of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to Cairo and the phone calls between Iran and Islamic Jihad, draw a kind of “geological map” of the cease-fire negotiations between Israel and Hamas.