Published on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Global | BBVA Research Big Data Geopolitics Monitor. April 23, 2024

Israel's airstrike damaged Iran's air defense, proving its ability to bypass and paralyze these systems. Market reactions were more intense than Israel's measured response. Additionally, the Israeli Head of Military Intelligence resigned due to security lapses in a Hamas attack.

Key points

  • Key points:
  • An Israeli airstrike damaged Iran's air defense, showing Israel's capability to evade and paralyze these systems undetected. This led to the resignation of Israel's Head of Military Intelligence over failures related to a Hamas attack.
  • Pro-Palestinian protests at US universities, including Columbia University, have increased, prompting shifts to virtual classes. This rise in activism coincides with heightened US support for Israel amid tensions with Iran.
  • The US House of Representatives passed a bill providing over $60 billion in military aid to Ukraine, part of a larger $95 billion security package that also includes $26 billion for Israel, reinforcing Ukraine's military capabilities against Russia.
  • The trial of former President Trump is approaching its final stages, occurring concurrently with ongoing polls that predict a closely contested presidential race.

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