Analysis & Commentary


16th September 2014 - Cited by The Tower

Breaking: Deal Approved For Gaza Reconstruction

Jonathan Schanzer

The Israelis and Palestinians have agreed to a deal to allow for the reconstruction of Gaza following Operation Protective Edge.

10th September 2014 - Quoted by Cumhuriyet

U.S. Congress All Out on Turkey

Jonathan Schanzer

In a congress subcommittee hearing, Turkey and Qatar were accused of terrorism finance. The Congress foreign relations subcommittee held a hearing were poisonous commentary about Turkey were spoken.

10th September 2014 - Quoted by I24News

Turkey, Qatar Called “Frenemies” of Washington

Jonathan Schanzer

Turkey and Qatar, two nations widely assumed to be taking a central role in Gaza relief and rebuilding process, faced staunch criticism in Washington Tuesday for their support of Hamas.

10th September 2014 - Quoted by Today's Zaman

US Experts at Congress Hearing Accuse Turkey of Funding Hamas

Jonathan Schanzer

US experts have slammed Turkey, saying it is a foreign supporter of the Hamas Palestinian movement that rules Gaza and urging the US Congress to sanction and suspend ongoing arms sale to Ankara.

10th September 2014 - Quoted by Rebecca Shimoni Stoil - The Times of Israel

House Panel Urged to Probe Turkish, Qatari Support of Hamas

Jonathan Schanzer

The United Nations and the Palestinian government may have called Tuesday for international donors to provide some $550 million in aid to Gaza, but in Washington, Congress was urged to increase oversight into aid channeled to the Palestinian enclave’s Hamas rulers.

9th September 2014 - Quoted by Jay Solomon - The Wall Street Journal

U.S., Allies Step Up Efforts to Choke Off Islamic State’s Funding

Emanuele Ottolenghi

The U.S. Treasury Department and Washington's allies are ramping up efforts to hit Islamic State's finances, particularly focusing on steps to choke off its oil sales, its donations from the Persian Gulf and its extortion rackets.

9th September 2014 - Quoted by Julian Pecquet - Al-Monitor

Congress Goes After ‘Frenemies’ Turkey, Qatar

Jonathan Schanzer

Congress delivered its staunchest warning to date on Sept. 9 that Turkey and Qatar could face financial and other penalties if they continue to support Hamas and other US-designated terrorist organizations.

8th September 2014 - Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Claudia Rosett

FDD Reporter in Residence Claudia Rosett discusses UNRWA's part in the most recent Gaza conflict.

4th September 2014 - National Review Online

The U.N.: Clueless or Complicit in Gaza?

Claudia Rosett

The United Nations has been quick to launch a special inquiry into Israel for defending itself this summer against Hamas terrorist attacks out of Gaza. But will anyone be investigating the role in this conflict of the U.N. itself?

2nd September 2014 - CBC Radio

The Current

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD's Vice President for Research, Jonathan Schanzer, discusses the Gaza water crisis.

28th August 2014 - FDD Policy Brief

Countering Gaza’s Mortars

Patrick Megahan

Hours before the latest ceasefire was announced between Hamas and Israel, two Israeli civilians were killed and five others wounded near the Gaza border by Palestinian mortar fire.

28th August 2014 - FDD Policy Brief

Gaza Polls Show Abbas Popularity

Grant Rumley

In a recent poll in Gaza, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas garnered a favorability of 54 percent.

27th August 2014 - Cited by Adam Chandler - The Wire

How Israel, Hamas, and the U.S. All Lost The Gaza War

Jonathan Schanzer

There are at least two givens in Arab-Israeli conflict. The first: Once a ceasefire is set, the two sides will fight up until the last possible moment. The second: Once the battle is over, both sides will declare victory.

25th August 2014 - Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Claudia Rosett

FDD's Journalist-in-Residence, Claudia Rosett, discusses the UN's Gaza inquiry.

22nd August 2014 - Cited by The Tower

In Major Tactical Victory, Israeli Air Strikes Eliminate Top Hamas Figures

Jonathan Schanzer

A second consecutive night of Israeli air strikes against top Gaza Strip terrorists eliminated what the Jerusalem Post described as “three of Hamas’s most important military commanders.”

22nd August 2014 - The National Review Online

The U.N.’s Grotesque Gaza Inquiry

Claudia Rosett

Bias against Israel is the most glaring problem with the new Gaza inquiry that the United Nations Human Rights Council launched last month.

21st August 2014 - AM 560 The Answer, Chicago, IL

The John and Amy Show

Clifford D. May

FDD President, Clifford May, on the most recent developments in Gaza.

21st August 2014 - Faster, Please! - PJ Media

Gaza Defeat Threatens Hamas and Iranian Regime

Michael Ledeen

Why can’t Hamas abide by the ceasefire? Because of the possible consequences of defeat for themselves, the Qataris and the Iranians.

20th August 2014 - The National Interest

Middle East Watchers: Keep Your Eye on Majid Faraj

Grant Rumley

There was a moment in July when the cease-fire talks in Cairo were on uneasy footing.

20th August 2014 - 93.1 FM WIBC, Indianapolis, IN

Garrison

Michael Ledeen

FDD Freedom Scholar, Michael Ledeen, discusses Iran's support of Hamas.

Experts

Ali Alfoneh

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Tony Badran

Research Fellow, Levant

Mark Dubowitz

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Reuel Marc Gerecht

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