It seems as if we are witnessing the end of the world. Stadiums, markets, theaters and cinemas are empty. Movement at airports and land border crossings has decreased, as has tourism. Conferences and celebrations have been canceled, and places of worship of all religions have been closed.
What is the common denominator between the current situation in Lebanon, Syria and Yemen? Simply put, it is intervention of Iran; which, in all three cases, has been brought about by the chaos that exists in those countries.
With assaults, tanker hijackings, threats to navigation and drone attacks, it is not easy to keep your cool in such a tense atmosphere, but this is the game and its rules of play. What is happening in the Gulf is a battle of nerves.