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The involvement of countries such as Turkey, and potentially Russia and Iran, is likely to widen existing fractures within the GCC and weaken the web of partnerships with Western states that have formed the cornerstone of the post-1991 Gulf security architecture.
The American airstrike against Iranian-backed fighters near Al Tanaf base last month represent a major change in the nature of the United States’ use of force in Syria.