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Opinion: Another year of instability amid Middle Eastern power plays

22nd January 2020 - 10:00 GMT | by The Clarence


The new decade has opened, quite literally, with a bang. The drone strike by the US military on 3 January to kill the head of the Iranian Quds force, Qasem Soleimani, has once again forced global attention onto an unstable Middle East.

The risk of open conflict between the US and Iran remains extremely high, as are the risks from the potential ramifications around the region as another year of instability begins.

While the initial Iranian response – built around firing ballistic missiles into Iraqi bases where US troops were known to be based – was limited, it is likely that they will continue to

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