Israeli intelligence overlooked specific Hamas invasion plans, biased by underestimation of capabilities and defensive confidence.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has no clear vision for an endgame in the ongoing war with Hamas in Gaza.
Most Lebanese support the Palestinians. But with a reeling economy, a majority also opposes direct involvement in the Israeli-Palestinian war.
Professor Jeroen Gunning joins host Arif Rafiq to discuss Hamas’s ideology, internal struggles, and use of violence against Israel.
An Israeli ground invasion of Gaza hasn’t occurred in part because Israel lacks a cohesive strategy for a post-Hamas Gaza.
Israel has no good options for a post-Hamas Gaza should it pursue a ground invasion of the territory and aim to end the group’s rule.
Gaza remains isolated without essentials. Delivering aid is complex due to lack of access and Israel’s siege. Humanitarian needs are urgent.
Saudi Arabia is pausing the normalization process will Israel, which may give it greater leverage in the future with the U.S. and Israel.
Air defense systems like Iron Dome can be overwhelmed if they are overmatched by the number of threats they have to counter.
New surveys reveal substantial racial and generational differences in American perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.