The mess in Gaza

It’s depressing to see the same pattern unfold in Gaza. Tom Friedman provides some useful background on the situation.

One point Friedman makes is that Iran can now dictate when fighting will resume in the region. Given how low gas prices have further decimated the Iranian economy, one has to wonder whether Iran is pushing for more rocket attacks with the purpose of having this conflict increase oil prices.


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