According to news reports over the last couple of days, the ‘Israeli war drums have been muted on Iran’. The threat of military action against Iran by Israel, according to Julian Borger at the UK Guardian, is ‘receding for now’. Likewise, Huffington Post reported that Israeli and US officials are “seeking to ease tensions that have emerged between the two allies over a possible Israeli military strike against Iran”.
However, as I have stated in previous posts, this whole business about ‘tensions having emerged between Israel and the US’ and ‘the threat of military action against Iran by Israel’ has always only ever been a propaganda charade. And, as I also said, there’ll be no attack against Iran this side of the US elections.
Meanwhile, much will depend on what happens in Syria over the next nine weeks as to what direction the propaganda war against Iran will take.
As most folk who have been following events in the Middle East realise, everything that happens there is connected to whatever else happens there. Everything is intertwined in the Middle East – and mostly it revolves around Israel.
Unfortunately, I think the war in Syria will just continue to grind away with the Syrian people caught in between doing the dying with, again, little being done by the US this side of the election to resolve the Syria crisis one way or the other.
But after the elction…