Breaking Defense: With missile attack and alleged espionage, Israel-Iran ‘shadow war’ slips into the open 

As a new nuclear deal appears close, provocations between two Middle Eastern foes abound. 

TEL AVIV: The long-simmering “shadow war” between Israel and Iran appears to have boiled over in recent days in the form an unprecedented missile strike, a widespread cyberattack and a purported nuclear sabotage plot. 

The developments could be a precursor to an intensified, if still largely opaque, conflict between the two Middle Eastern nations should a new Iran nuclear deal between Tehran and the West be signed, according to Middle Eastern sources. 

Israel has vocally opposed the deal, arguing that sanctions relief will fund Iranian violence and it will leave Israel to stop Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.


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Israel-Iran ‘Shadow War’ Continues


Israel reportedly attacked Iran’s main production site for military drones last month — Haaretz

When Iran counterstrikes Mossad in secret war – analysis — Jerusalem Post

Israeli gov’t hit by massive apparent cyber attack — NYPost

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