Tehran plays down reported Israeli attacks, signals no further retaliation

BY┬áKasim Abdulkadir: Tehran’s decision to downplay the reported Israeli attacks and signal no further retaliation is a notable departure from previous escalatory patterns. By describing the incident as the result of “infiltrators” rather than attributing it directly to Israel, Iranian officials have chosen to avoid escalating tensions further. This calculated response indicates a willingness to … Continue reading Tehran plays down reported Israeli attacks, signals no further retaliation