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Israel balances domestic, international pressures in striking Iran

By Samia Nakhoul 9 hours ago
ISRAEL’S apparent strike on Iran after days of vacillation was small and appeared calibrated to dial back risks of a major war, even if the sheer fact it happened at all shattered a taboo of direct attacks that Teheran broke days earlier.
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