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Middle East security risks unchanged by US withdrawal from Afghanistan

  • US Afghan withdrawal means far less about its Middle East commitment than end of Iraq War, Arab Spring, US Shale growth

  • US troop numbers are back to levels seen prior to Iraq and Afghan wars: Oil supply and Israel security still matters

  • Israel and GCC preparing for smaller US role in any event: countering Turkey, normalisation of ties, anti-Iran front

Middle East security risks unchanged by US withdrawal from Afghanistan
Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik

Strategy & Head of Equity Research

Tellimer Research
24 August 2021
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