Discussing Iran’s Missile Strikes on Iraq and the Risk of a Return to Tit-for-tat Hostilities Amid Stalled Nuclear Talks

In this week's podcast, join your host Eloise Scott, our Global Intelligence Manager, along with Rhiannon Phillips, our Associate Analyst to discuss the missile strikes launched by Iran on 13 March on targets in the northern Kurdistan region of Iraq, with somewhat conflicting accounts of target-type and motive. Iranian claims that the attack targeted Israeli "strategic centres" moderately elevate the risk of a return to tit-for-tat hostilities between Iran and Israel, as well as other recent diplomatic developments between Iran and the UK and US that could help to unblock stalled nuclear talks.

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