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Jon Alterman, senior vice president, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy and director of the Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, discusses the escalation in violence in Israel and Gaza and its impact on Israeli and Palestinian politics; the prospects for US mediation to stop the fighting; US-Israel relations under the Biden Administration; US policy toward Iran and the region; China’s role in the Middle East; and more!


-The Deadly Israeli-Palestinian Escalation (csis.org)

-Has war on Hamas given Netanyahu a political lifeline? (al-monitor.com)

-Gaza under fire, testimonies from under the shelling (al-monitor.com)

-Hamas representative in Iran: latest round of fighting is strategic shift for group (al-monitor.com)


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