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Netanyahu’s Iran Policy Has Collapsed

Haaretz.
Haaretz Editorial
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Two strategic surprises have toppled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s foreign affairs and defense policy, showing it to be hollow and disastrous.

The first surprise was the successful attack, attributed to Iran, on the Saudi oil fields. The response was an American shrug. The second surprise was U.S. President Donald Trump’s abandonment of the Kurds, thus enabling Turkey to set out to occupy a “security zone” in the Kurdish region in northern Syria.