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Netanyahu counts Iran, Sudan as wins following Blinken visit

And Iraq worries about getting caught, again, in US-Israel-Iran crossfire.
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Something old, something new

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu didn’t welcome the civics lesson by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken at a press conference in Israel last week, but he’ll pocket a big win on Iran, and a so-so win on Sudan, which outweigh the friction on other issues during the visit.

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