Moral (quite aside from the morality): don’t wake the bear

“When you wake up the bear with such an attack, it’s quite difficult for your allies to stand in the same position as you.”

Iran's supreme leader delivered a clear message to the head of Hamas when they met in Tehran in early November, according to three senior officials: You gave us no warning of your Oct. 7 attack on Israel and we will not enter the war on your behalf.

One thought on “Moral (quite aside from the morality): don’t wake the bear

  1. “What do you mean ‘we’, paleface?” — all alliances are conditional.

    In this particular case, despite that Hamas likely attacked to stop the Israel-Saudi rapprochement, and Iran is extremely opposed to Saudi power, Iran isn’t going in on this one.

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