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Matthew Duss (Foundation for Middle East Peace) and Hussein Ibish (American Task Force on Palestine, The Daily Beast)

On Foreign Entanglements, Hussein offers his take on the Egyptian presidential election and predicts that Egypt’s voters will opt for a balance between the presidency and parliament. Is presidential candidate Aboul Fatouh an Islamist that liberals can love? Turning to Israel, Matt and Hussein try to figure out why Kadima’s Mofaz joined Netanyahu’s government only days after calling Bibi a liar. An American congressman has urged Israel to annex the West Bank—is this at all realistic? Matt argues that Israel’s Gaza closure has strengthened Hamas. Finally, will the Arab Spring help or hurt Hamas?

Recorded:May 18    Posted:May 18, 2012
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Foreign Entanglements | May 18, 2012 | Matthew Duss & Hussein Ibish

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