The Heat: Israel-Hamas Conflict

The Heat

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Six months ago, Hamas crossed the border into Israel, leaving 1,200 people dead and taking more than 250 hostage.  The Gaza Healthy Ministry says more than 33,000 people have been killed by Israel.

Meanwhile, Israel has become increasingly isolated internationally, with even its closest ally, the United States, demanding that it do more to help protect Palestinian civilians in Gaza. 

  • Jonathan Fowler is the Senior Communications Manager for the UN’s Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees. 
  • Mohammad Marandi is a Professor at the University of Tehran.
  • Abdel Bari Atwan is the Editor-in-Chief of Rai al-Youm, a London-based Arabic news site. 
  • Yossi Mekelberg is an Associate Fellow with the Middle East and North Africa Program at Chatham House.