January/February 2023 Foreign Affairs Issue Launch: How the Israel-Hamas War Is Reshaping the Middle East

Thursday, December 14, 2023
Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

James T. Shotwell Professor of International Relations Emerita, Columbia University; Former President, American University in Cairo (201115); CFR Member

Visiting Senior Scholar and Daniella Lipper Coules ’95 Distinguished Visitor in Foreign Affairs, Princeton University; Former Prime Minister, Palestinian Authority (2007–13)

Former Major General, Israeli Air Force; Former Head, Israel Military Intelligence Directorate (200610); Founder and President, MIND Israel


Peter G. Peterson Chair and Editor, Foreign Affairs; @dankurtzphelan

Foreign Affairs Editor Daniel Kurtz-Phelan and authors Lisa Anderson, Salam Fayyad, and Amos Yadlin launch the January/February 2024 issue of Foreign Affairs and discuss how Hamas’ attack and Israel’s response has reshaped the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the risk of escalation, and what the conflict will mean for the region.

Top Stories on CFR

NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

The war in Ukraine marks a new era of instability in Europe. Countering Russia’s efforts will require a stronger, more coordinated NATO.


After the rise of Chinese power during the 2010s and failed U.S. policies in the Indo-Pacific, the United States should renew the Pivot to Asia and place the region at the center of its grand strategy.*


Far-right advances in the European Parliament elections have destabilized politics in France, a longstanding pillar of the European Union, and highlighted fault lines in the bloc.