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War is What Hamas and Iran Want

Seeking safety: a Palestinian civilian flees from the east side of Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip during the ongoing Israeli bombardment. Image: Associated Press / Alamy

The latest Gaza war presents the US and governments across the Middle East with an opportunity to end Hamas and Iran’s cynical project of creating chaos. But first, Israel must be stopped from expelling the Palestinians from Gaza, as that would radicalise and destabilise the entire region.

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Bernard Haykel

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