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Jan 18, 2024

In this episode, Tahani Mustafa, Senior Palestine Analyst for the International Crisis Group, provides insights into the multifaceted Gaza conflict. From the grim reality under military occupation to the complexities of Hamas's rise and the questionable viability of a two-state solution, we delve into the duration of the conflict, critiquing Israeli actions and exploring intentions behind open declarations by Israeli officials.

Below is a summary of some of the topics we discuss:

Pre-October 7th Situation:

    • Grim reality of Palestinians under military occupation.
    • Critique of Oslo Accords as Palestinian capitulation.

Rise of Hamas and Complexities:

    • Lack of progress towards a two-state solution.
    • Questionable viability of a two-state solution.

Duration of Conflict and Intentions:

    • War of attrition between Hamas and Israel.
    • Criticism of Israeli actions indicating an intent to commit genocide in Gaza.
    • Israeli officials' open declarations to remove both Hamas and force Palestinians out.

Check out this week's episode!