Iran’s Proxy War
The kidnapping of Israeli soldiers (and escalation thereafter) has led to more push/pull along the American – European faultline as America supported Israel’s “right to self defense” and the EU condemned Israeli actions as “contrary to international humanitarian law”. This lends credibility to the argument that Hezbollah is acting as a proxy for Iran and is attempting to split the vote regarding its nuclear discussions.
UPDATE: This conflict also serves to show the world population the ill effects (namely increasingly obscene oil prices) of going to war in the Middle East proper. This micro escalation has caused $76.25 .
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