Storm clouds are gathering on Israel's northern border.
In the last week, a series of moves between Israel and Lebanese-based terrorist group Hezbollah have raised the question of whether escalation toward general war has begun.
The (not so) Islamic Republic of Iran;
Iran steps up pressure on Afghan refugees;
Iran's regime doubles down on gender apartheid;
The Iran-Hamas relationship, explained
Toward a Russian "panopticon";
Prioritizing guns over butter;
Russia, Iran deepen military ties;
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Wars have a way of clarifying a great many things, and of reshuffling existing partnerships in profound ways. This is what's happening with Israel's views of China and Russia, which are now undergoing a redefinition because of its current conflict with terrorist organization Hamas.