Israeli soldiers gather next to their tanks near the border with Syria in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Middle East

As Israel Prepares for War with Iran, Regional Powers Scurry to Take Sides

Powerful forces are arising in parts of the Middle East that are no longer sympathetic to western ‘priorities’ nor are they particularly sympathetic to Israeli proxy-hegemony, which they see as disruptive of regional stability.