Tensions are high after the alleged assassination of Hamas’ deputy leader Saleh al-Arouri in Beirut. Israel is being blamed for ordering the fateful drone strike.
There are growing fears the Israel-Hamas conflict could expand into a broader war involving other countries in the region.
Joining the discussion:
- Sara Yael Hirschhorn is a Historian, Political Analyst, and a Visiting Professor at the University of Haifa.
- Joshua Landis is the Director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma.
- Trita Parsi is the Executive Vice President of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft.
- Khalil Jahshan is the Executive Director of the Arab Center Washington, DC.
Hamas deputy leader Saleh al-Arouri, who was killed in a drone strike in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, is the first senior Hamas political leader to be assassinated since Israel began its offensive in Gaza targeting the militant group https://t.co/ecaTJH8dUE pic.twitter.com/XmHgCqjDVy
— Reuters (@Reuters) January 3, 2024
Saleh al-Arouri: Hamas leader's death 'won't go unpunished', says Hezbollah chief https://t.co/cc2MHzzH3G
— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) January 3, 2024