ZH Geopolitical Week Ahead: This Is A Declaration Of War

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by Tyler Durden
Wednesday, Apr 03, 2024 - 12:40 AM

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A handful of publications and pundits have pointed out that the Monday Israeli attack on the Iranian embassy complex in Damascus, which killed eleven and took out a top IRGC Quds general, is in fact a declaration of war. For example, Hamidreza Azizi of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, immediately sought to underscore that the strikes which flattened a consulate next to the main embassy building "is viewed by some in Iran as a declaration of war by Israel against Iran." He wrote further that "It represents a shift from previous engagements, directly hitting Iranian soil represented by its consulate in Syria—as opposed to targeting IRGC officers in Syrian sites."