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14 ?

Timestamp: Saturday evening.

If you will accept my counting Palestine (I have to give Gaza a name) and Yemen as countries, as of this writing fourteen counties are to some degree involved in the current conflict in the Middle East. They are: Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, The Netherlands, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, The UK, The USA and Yemen.
Some are more involved than others. My list is based on open source information. How many countries, if any, did I miss? Are there any other(s) who are involved but their involvement is not publically known?

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It’s Getting Hot Over There

Timestamp: Saturday morning

Friday night we got word of a second US-led attack on Houthi positions in Yemen in response to Houthi attacks on shipping in the Red Sea. And those are only the most recent developments in the region. You saw the timestamp because I’m sure it’s far from over. And it’s much more complex than just that. Continue reading It’s Getting Hot Over There