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The Big Picture

Another Middle East Meltdown?

The escalating conflict between Israel and Iranian forces stationed in Syria could be a harbinger for a wider war in the Middle East. Making matters worse, by abandoning the nuclear deal with Iran, the United States has left its European allies in the lurch, with no strategy to restore stability to the region.

Newspapers in Tehran on May 9, 2018 headline the US' withdrawal from the nuclear deal ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images
Iranian ballistic missiles Sejjil and Qadr-H are on display at Baharestan Square Fatemeh Bahrami/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
 Workers at the Iranian Khodro car manufacturing plant make Iranian car models Scott Peterson/Getty Images
Hassan Rouhani press conference 1 yr anniversary of nuclear deal Atta Kenare/Getty Images
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