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The Middle East's cold war, explained

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How two feuding countries are tearing apart the Middle East.


The Saudis and Iranians have never actually declared war on each other. Instead, they fight indirectly by supporting opposing sides in other countries and inciting conflicts. This is known as proxy warfare.

And it’s had a devastating effect on the region. Countries, especially poor ones, can’t function if there are larger countries pulling strings within their borders.

And that’s exactly what's happening in the Middle East. The Saudi-Iranian rivalry has become a fight over influence, and the whole region is a battlefield.



💬 Comments on the video
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bro when any war starts either the US, Britain or France always has something to do with it

Author — Batsalem Swag

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Short answer: USA

Long answer: United States Of America

Author — StarterPack

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Just casually says “the US staged a coup in Iran and replaced their leader” as if that’s just normal🙄

Author — Mac Camardo

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When it's a boundary conflict : It's UK behind it
When it's a military conflict: It's USA behind it

Author — Kalyan Roy

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USA: Hey, want some help.

Iraq: No, thanks.

USA: *I wasn't asking.*

Author — srx

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A proxy war ( Iran vs Saudi Arabia ), but that proxy war is also the proxy war of USA (Saudi Arabia) vs Russia ( Iran). What a weird world we live in.

Author — No longer a nihilist

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Saudi: *has oil*
United states: Hi there habibi

Author — Rayan_

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Country: has oil

U.S: I made us a both a friendship bracelet

Author — Agastya Mantena

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A video about the middle east: existing
The word Israel not being said even once in the video: *_IMPOSSIBLE._*

Author — Itaygogo

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Any Middle Eastern Country: has oil
US/UK: we are here to save you, pls do not resist

Author — MEG GA

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Who is watching this after the US killed the Iranian general in an air strike

Author — Wolflex

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UK & US: after they are finished with the South Asian countries

*Mission Middle East*

Author — Syed Akib Uddin Alam

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USA is like that one friend who joins the game completely uninvited

Author — krishna devi

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Saudi Arabia and Iran: *having a lot of oil*
America: aslamuklakum guys wanna give me the oil?

Author — K9Xz

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US : gives weapons to two friend countries and starts a war
US as well : i have a peace plan for that

Author — samuel Alvani

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Imagine how peaceful the world would be if the us didn't get involved in the middle east

Author — Andalusi Averroès

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USA: hears u have oil
USA: Marhaba habibi

Author — UrAvg Guy

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*The most scariest thing to heard:*

USA: Want some help?

Author — Muhammad Ridho

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Nobody:
Toyota: *"Let's go places."*

Author — MrCheapie

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I lost my cousin in this horrible war he didn’t actually wanted to go to fight, he was going to get married but he’s uncle told him to go imagine how the uncle feels every time he remembers him hope this ends soon.

Author — Hanan