Counterbalance Ep. 12 | War in Gaza: A Pessoptimistic Assessment

Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Peace and Security in the Middle East
Media Fellow

Efraim Inbar, the president of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security, talks to Mike and Marshall about the conflict between Hamas and Israel. Who's winning? Who's losing? Where do we go from here? His answers were bleak yet he remains an optimist.


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Counterbalance is a foreign policy podcast that embodies Hudson’s tradition of challenging conventional wisdom. The Trump era attacked the elite consensus regarding several key issues, including the rise of China, American policy toward the Middle East, and the compartmentalization of domestic and foreign policy. Many observers in the media and in establishment foreign policy circles are presenting the advent of a Biden presidency as a total repudiation of President Trump’s policies and a return to “normalcy.” But, regardless of how one feels about the Trump era or any of his specific policies, there is no turning back the clock. The elite foreign policy consensus will never be the same. Counterbalance will reckon with what’s next.

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