Syria and Hamas - a renewed alliance?

My enemy’s enemy is of course usually my friend in the Middle East, but sometimes it is more complicated. Ten years ago the Islamist Palestinian organization Hamas, based in Gaza, fell-out with the Assad regime in Syria, because Hamas officials assessed, like most intelligence agencies, that Bashar Assad is doomed to be swept from power. Late last month, with Assad still ruling Syria thanks to help by Russia, Iran and Hezbollah; Hamas returned to Damascus, conceding a reality in which both parties do not have a surplus of allies. Is there more than meets the eye in the Syria-Hamas story?

Joining us central Israel is Col. (Ret.) Dr. Eran Lerman, Co-host TV7 Middle East Review, Powers-in-Play Panelist, JISS VP and Editor in Chief of the Jerusalem Strategic Tribune. Also joining us from Northern Israel is Major General (Res) Gershon Ha-Cohen, IDF Army Corps Commander. Amir Oren, TV7 Editor at large, PIP, WT.

Studio Jerusalem

Serien ger tittaren en djupare förståelse av aktuella händelser i Israel och Mellanöstern. Expertsamtalen leds av Jonathan Hessen, nyhetsankare på TV7 Israel News.
  • Första sändningen: 2022-11-01, Himlen TV7
  • Avsnitt nummer: 724
  • Längd: 30 min
  • Talade språk:
  • engelska
  • Översättningar:
  • finska, svenska