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Palestinian Politics Latest Broadcasts

7th October 2017 – ABC Australia

Saturday Extra

Grant Rumley

FDD's Grant Rumley discusses Hamas and Fatah. more...

14th September 2017 – Israel Policy Forum

Matzav Blog

Grant Rumley

Eli and Noa host Grant Rumley and Amir Tibon to discuss their book The Last Palestinian: The Rise and Reign of Mahmoud Abbas. more...

14th August 2017 – ABC (Australia)

AM with Sabra Lane

Grant Rumley

FDD research fellow Grant Rumley talks about Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's crackdown on journalists in the West Bank on AM with Sabra Lane. more...

28th July 2017 – Syndicated

Buck Sexton with America Now

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD senior vice president Jonathan Schanzer talks about the recent violence surrounding the Temple Mount in Jerusalem and the Iranian missile launch on Buck Sexton with America Now. more...

14th July 2017 – Americans for Peace Now

PeaceCast

Grant Rumley

FDD's Grant Rumley discusses his new book, The Last Palestinian: The Rise and Reign of Mahmoud Abbas. more...

16th May 2017 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD Senior Vice President Jonathan Schanzer discusses Trump offering undefined "self-determination" to Abbas. more...

4th May 2017 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Grant Rumley

FDD research fellow Grant Rumley discusses Abbas' visit to the White House and its implication for the PA. more...

1st May 2017 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Grant Rumley

FDD research fellow Grant Rumley discusses Abbas' visit to with Trump. more...

26th April 2017 – ABC

AM with Sabra Lane

Grant Rumley

FDD Research Fellow Grant Rumley discussed the Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails. more...

21st April 2017 – i24

The Rundown

Grant Rumley

FDD research fellow Grant Rumley discusses 100 Palestinian prisoners abandon hunger strike. more...

15th February 2017 – Quoted by Sean Savage - JNS.org

Trump tells Netanyahu to ‘hold back’ on settlements, vague on two-state solution

Jonathan Schanzer

President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held their first joint press conference Wednesday at the White House, ahead of a private meeting that was expected to herald warmer ties between the Israeli and American administrations. more...

27th October 2016 – WSJ Video

Opinion Journal

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD VP for Research Jonathan Schanzer on a White House plan that would kill the peace process. more...

27th October 2016 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Boris Zilberman, Jonathan Schanzer, Yaya J. Fanusie

FDD Deputy Director of Congressional Relations, Boris Zilberman, discusses Russia in Syria. FDD's VP for Research Jonathan Schanzer comments on China in Israel and Obama's plans for the PA. Director of Analysis for FDD's Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance, Yaya Fanusie, talks on Bitcoin Terrorism. more...

29th January 2016 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD VP for Research Jonathan Schanzer discusses terror finance and his recent article in Newsweek. more...

19th November 2015 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Benjamin Weinthal

FDD fellow Benjamin Weinthal discusses Iran, Palestinian terrorism, and the EU. more...

20th October 2015 – The Blaze Radio

The Buck Sexton Show

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD VP for Research Jonathan Schanzer discusses the current violence in Israel. more...

19th October 2015 – AM 560 The Answer

Chicago’s Morning Answer

Bill Roggio

FDD senior fellow Bill Roggio discusses the uptick in violence in the West Bank. more...

16th October 2015 – Newsmax TV

Newsmax Prime

FDD Chairman Woolsey joins Newsmax Prime to discuss the latest flare up of violence in Israel plus is President Obama’s decision to leave troops in Afghanistan the right call? more...

15th October 2015 – FOX News

Happening Now

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD VP for Research Jonathan Schanzer discusses PM Netanyahu's remarks on recent attacks in Israel. more...

15th October 2015 – CTV

CTV News

Emanuele Ottolenghi

Israeli soldiers have been sent to Jerusalem, and to other hot spots across Israel to try to counter a series of deadly stabbing and shooting attacks on Israelis. Emanuele Ottolenghi is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracy and joins us for some analysis. more...

Experts

Jonathan Schanzer

Senior Vice President

Grant Rumley

Research Fellow

Events

19th December 2016 - 12:00 PM

Implications of the Fatah Conference

The Foundation for Defense of Democracies hosted a by-invitation lunch discussion on Monday, December 19, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm on the impact of the recent Fatah Conference where Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas oversaw the party’s first internal elections in seven years. The conversation featured Grant Rumley, research fellow at FDD who recently returned from the Conference; and Sarah Yerkes, visiting fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution. Jonathan Schanzer, Vice President for Research at FDD, moderated the conversation.

14th November 2014 - 11:00 AM

After the Gaza Conflict: Hamas’ Goals, Military Capabilities, and Financial Networks

Please join us for a panel discussion and conversation with Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA), Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS), Dr. Matthew Levitt, Dan Moger, Dr. Jonathan Schanzer, Dr. Samuel Tadros, and Jeffrey White.


Rosie Gray, reporter for BuzzFeed, will serve as moderator 


Two months after the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, what is known of Hamas’ military capabilities, tactics, and regional alliances? Where will the group’s monetary and military resources come from next? Will Hamas benefit from taking part in a revived unity government with the Palestinian Authority? What, if anything, can Washington do to prevent a resurgence of Hamas in the Middle East?