Link For A Video Round Table Discussion from Washington Institute addressing The Israel-Hamas War and U.S. Policy. Participants: David Makovsky, Zohar Palti, Grant Rumley, Neomi Neumann, Ghaith al-Omari/رابط حلقة فيديو من معهد واشنطن تحاكي مجريات حرب غزة والسياسة الأميركية
رابط حلقة فيديو من معهد واشنطن تحاكي مجريات حرب غزة والسياسة الأميركية
Link For A Video Round Table Discussion from Washington Institute addressing The Israel-Hamas War and U.S. Policy: An Update Participants: David Makovsky, Zohar Palti, Grant Rumley, Neomi Neumann, Ghaith al-Omari
Oct 18, 2023
Since the October 7 Hamas terrorist attacks, President Biden has projected profound sympathy and support for Israel in his public remarks and ordered substantial U.S. forces to the region to deter threats by the group’s supporters in Tehran, Damascus, and Beirut. At the same time, the message from the White House includes a stern warning about avoiding civilian casualties in the push against Hamas’s leadership, as well as a signal that any military operation should have a clear political objective.
To discuss the strategic, political, and military aspects of U.S. policy toward the growing crisis, The Washington Institute hosted a virtual Policy Forum with:
David Makovsky, Ziegler Distinguished Fellow and director, Koret Project on Arab-Israel Relations, The Washington Institute
Zohar Palti, the Institute’s Viterbi International Fellow and former head of the Israeli Defense Ministry’s Policy and Political-Military Bureau
Grant Rumley, the Goldberger Fellow in the Institute’s Diane and Guilford Glazer Foundation Program on Great Power Competition and the Middle East; former Pentagon official on Middle East policy
Neomi Neumann, a visiting fellow at the Institute and former head of the research unit at the Israel Security Agency/Shin Bet
Ghaith al-Omari, the Institute’s Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation Senior Fellow and former advisor to the Palestinian Authority
The Policy Forum series is made possible through the generosity of the Florence and Robert Kaufman Family.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
David Makovsky is the Ziegler Distinguished Fellow at The Washington Institute and director of the Koret Project on Arab-Israel Relations.
Zohar Palti is the Viterbi International Fellow at The Washington Institute.
Grant Rumley is the Goldberger Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, where he specializes in military and security affairs in the Middle East.
Neomi Neumann is a visiting fellow at The Washington Institute, focusing on Palestinian affairs. She formerly served as head of the research unit at the Israel Security Agency, or Shin Bet, and with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Neumann recently began her doctoral studies at Tel Aviv University.
Ghaith al-Omari is the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation Senior Fellow in The Washington Institute’s Irwin Levy Family Program on the U.S.-Israel Strategic Relationship.