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Response to quartz007 (Reply #2)

Wed May 9, 2018, 11:14 PM

4. They do have the best military in the region.

And, I suspect some of the anti-Israeli rhetoric is mostly just that, at least from anyone who makes a difference. Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia nominally "hate" Israel, but in many cases, I think their interests are served by maintaining at least a sort-of detente. Saudi Arabia, in particular, is probably happy enough with the Iran/Israel conflict in Syria, as it distracts Iran from the Saudi/Iran conflict in Yemen.

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