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U.S. And Iranian Strategic Competition: The Proxy Cold War in the Levant, Egypt and Jordan 12 mars 2012

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Center for Strategic and International Studies (USA) March 12, 2012, 148 p.

By Aram Nerguizian *

Iran’s efforts to expand its regional influence in the Levant, Egypt and Jordan are a key aspect of its strategic competition with the US. Nearly twenty years after Israel’s invasion of Lebanon in 1982, and five years after the 2006 Israeli-Hezbollah War, the US and its allies continue to struggle with the realities of Iran’s growing influence in the region and its use of proxy and asymmetric warfare. (suite…)