Israel-Hamas war

Experts from across the Atlantic Council are providing insight and analysis at speed and in depth on the October 7, 2023 Hamas attack, Israel’s response, and how the emerging conflict is upending the Middle East and the world.

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N7 Initiative

The N7 Initiative, a partnership between the Atlantic Council and Jeffrey M. Talpins Foundation, seeks to broaden and deepen normalization between Israel and Arab and Muslim countries. It works with governments to produce actionable recommendations to deliver tangible benefits to their peoples.

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New Atlanticist

Apr 15, 2024

Chuck Hagel and Eric Holder on Ukraine, Israel, and the US-led world order

By Katherine Walla

The two former officials reflected on the history of the United States' leadership in the world, highlighting everything at stake in Ukraine and the Middle East.

Crisis Management Human Rights

In the News

Apr 15, 2024

Charai in the Jerusalem Strategic Tribune: Iran’s Attack Requires a Broad Response

By Atlantic Council

Conflict Crisis Management

In the News

Apr 15, 2024

Wechsler join CBS News to discuss the Iranian attack on Israel

By Atlantic Council

Crisis Management Iran

In the News

Apr 15, 2024

Vinograd on CBS News explaining the current Israel-Iran tensions after Iranian missile strikes

On April 15, Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Samantha Vinograd appeared on CBS News to discuss Israel-Iran tensions after Israeli air defense, supported by the US and allies, intercepted over more than 300 Iranian drones and missiles.

Conflict Defense Policy

New Atlanticist

Apr 14, 2024

Iran is trying to create a new normal with its attack. Here’s how Israel and the US should respond.

By William F. Wechsler

Tehran is trying to set a precedent that it can attack Israel directly, that it can do so from Iranian soil, and that it can target civilians inside Israel.

Iran Israel

In the News

Apr 14, 2024

Vinograd on CBS “Face the Nation” about terrorism escalating since the Israel-Hamas conflict and US national security

On April 14, Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Samantha Vinograd appeared on CBS “Face the Nation” with Margaret Brennan to discuss the increasing amount of terrorism around the globe since the start of the Israel-Hamas conflict and its implications for US national security and Israeli-Iranian tension.

Conflict Defense Policy

Fast Thinking

Apr 13, 2024

Will Iran’s unprecedented strike on Israel lead to a regional war?

By Atlantic Council

Iranian forces launched more than two hundred drones and missiles against Israel. Atlantic Council experts share their insights on what might happen next.

Conflict Iran

New Atlanticist

Apr 13, 2024

Experts react: Iran just unleashed a major attack on Israel. What’s next?

By Atlantic Council experts

What will Israel do next? Has a wider regional war begun? What role will the United States play? Our experts weigh in below.

Conflict Iran

MENASource

Apr 12, 2024

Dispatch from Gaza: ‘My son, every night he screams and convulses’

By Arwa Damon

Arwa Damon arrived in the Gaza Strip on a humanitarian mission for her charity, INARA, two days after the Israeli airstrike on the World Central Kitchen convoy. This is what she saw.

Conflict Israel

Blog Post

Apr 12, 2024

State of the Order: Continuing challenges to the world order raise the urgency for Gaza ceasefire and Ukraine aid

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Africa Economy & Business

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