The Saudi-Iran Conflict Stops Just Short of Full-On War. For Now. | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

The Saudi-Iran Conflict Stops Just Short of Full-On War. For Now.

On Saturday, a large-scale drone attack struck a key Saudi oil facility, disrupting about half the kingdom’s oil capacity.

The strike resulted in the suspension of millions of dollars’ worth of oil and gas output, and caused a spike in global energy prices. U.S. officials are pointing the finger at Iran. While the strike was more sophisticated and damaging than previous attacks, open military conflict with Iran is still probably—though by no means certainly—off the table. The question is, how many more of these incidents can the region’s uneasy status quo withstand?

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