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Counterbalance | Ep. 31: The Gaza War, 2021

Counterbalance | Ep. 31: The Gaza War, 2021

Michael Doran & Marshall Kosloff

Jonathan Schanzer, the Senior Vice President for Research at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies has written the first book-length assessment of the latest round of fighting in Gaza. He joins Mike and Marshall to discuss, who won, who lost, and what is to come in the long running conflict between Israel and Hamas.

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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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