The Heat: Israel’s shadow war

The Heat

The tension between Israel and Iran is no secret.

But what was once a shadow war appears to have broken into the open with a number of attacks against Iranian allies in the region. Recent airstrikes in Iraq, Lebanon and Syria are reportedly designed to prevent Iran from equipping its Arab allies with precision-guided missiles, drones and other sophisticated weapons.

CGTN’s Stephanie Freid reports from Tel Aviv.

Follow Stephanie Freid on Twitter @SFreid

To discuss all of this:

  • Mounzer Sleiman is the publisher of Think Tanks Monitor and the founder of the Center for American and Arab Studies.
  • Kaveh Afrasiabi is an author and Iranian affairs analyst.  His upcoming book is entitled “Trump and Iran: From Containment to Confrontation”.
  • John Sitilides is a geopolitical analyst and consultant to the US State Department.
  • Seth Frantzman is a Middle East analyst with The Jerusalem Post and author of the new book “After ISIS: America, Iran and the Struggle for the Middle East.”

For more: