Iranian military commanders gloat over training and arming groups across the region that are enemies of Israel, including Hezbollah and Hamas. Tehran wants to apply pressure on the Biden administration to rein in Israel, or at least appear to make the United States pay a price for its staunch support of Israel. The Iranians familiar with government deliberations say Iran and Hezbollah are watching whether Hamas faces a serious existential threat from Israel, which would prompt them to accelerate attacks on Israel. Mr. Amir Abdollahian confirmed that Iran and the United States were exchanging messages. The conflict in Gaza is testing the limits of that policy in an unprecedented fashion.”The post After Years of Vowing to Destroy Israel, Iran Faces a Dilemma appeared first on New York Times.