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Tensions increase in Middle East amid U.S. airstrikes

As the United States carries out airstrikes against Iran-backed militias in Iraq and Syria, it increases tension in a volatile region and with risks tipping an already precarious relationship with Iran into more dangerous territory.

Here & Now national security analyst Jim Walsh talks about the situation.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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