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It is hard to imagine how much worse the situation could get, but the confrontation in Gaza could see a dangerous escalation in the coming days as Iran threatens to break the Israeli blockade and deliver urgently needed medical supplies and other aid to the coastal strip.
If the ground offensive currently underway in Gaza becomes a full-fledged occupation with the resultant removal of Hamas from authority, then the arrival of the MV Iran Shahed in the Mediterranean will be something of an anti-climax.
Originally posted by masonwatcher
The blockade needs to be broken. We saw what the Israelis did in the Lebanon, now they are using the same fire power against people who have no where to run. It is like shooting fish in a barrel.
It is disgusting.
Originally posted by johnsky
Yes, it would lead to Israel giving the US it's justification for another war.
As wonky as Iran's foreign relations are, US foreign relations seems only to serve as a target finder. And Israel will most certainly try to use that to their advantage.
Originally posted by eldudirino
I wouldn't be surprised if the U.S. government uses an Iranian assault on Israel as an excuse to step in, or at least have the U.N. step in. I believe that the US is looking for any excuse to go into Iran, and an assault on Isreal would do it!
Originally posted by vor78
reply to post by Mdv2
I would have no issue with it, if not for one thing: there's a gigantic risk involved. If Iran's stunt leads to a major Middle East war, who wins? No one.