Who's Leaking About the Israel-Iran Brawl at Sea?

In 2018 Qassem Soleimani hatched a clever idea for circumventing the U.S. sanctions. That same day, the Israeli response was also born. Now, news reports, blabbing and ego battles threaten to end it

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The multiplying news reports about Israel sabotaging tankers transporting oil from Iran to Syria for the past two and a half years are nearing an end. High-ranking defense and intelligence officials assess that the reports have already damaged national security. The reports forced Iran to respond, they claim, by sabotaging ships owned by Israelis. That in turn stepped up pressure on Israel by the United States, international shipping companies and insurance companies to desist from brawling on the open seas.

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