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Strategists Warn Iran Targeting Israeli Ports, Offshore Rigs

An Iranian Navy warship. (Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty)

By    |   Monday, 27 May 2019 07:10 PM

Israel is increasingly vulnerable to Iranian attacks on the vital waterways, ports, and offshore oil rigs that are critical to the country's defense and economic health, defense analysts warn.

Iran has used the Syrian war to advance its strategic posture in the Mediterranean, even as maritime activities have become more important to Israel’s economy. Israeli analysts are concerned their defenses may not have evolved fast enough to counter the maritime vulnerability.

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Israel is increasingly vulnerable to Iranian attacks on the vital waterways, ports, and offshore oil rigs that are critical to the country's defense and economic health, defense analysts warn.
israel, iran, boats, maritime, ports, oil rigs
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2019-10-27
Monday, 27 May 2019 07:10 PM
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