Tag Archives: Hamas

Mackinder Forum Seminar Video Recording: Dr. Jeffrey D. McCausland, “Israel’s War in Gaza — Where we have been, where we are, and where might we be going?”

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Dr. Jeffrey D. McCausland of Diamond6 Leadership and Strategy gave a very timely presentation to the forum on December 1, 2023 titled “Israel’s War in Gaza — Where we have been, where we are, and where might we be going?” The recording is embedded below. Continue scrolling for Dr. McCausland’s… Read more »

Mackinder Forum Seminar #34: Ofira Seliktar on “Embedding and Projectiles as a Winning Strategy of Hamas: Can Deterrence Work?”

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On June 20, 2021, 1:30-3:00 p.m. Eastern US Time, Professor Ofira Seliktar addressed the Mackinder Forum Seminar on “Embedding and Projectiles as a Winning Strategy of Hamas: Can Deterrence Work?” Abstract: The question of how to deter Hamas from starting another conflict has dominated the recent discourse. Most observers have… Read more »

Mackinder Forum Seminar #11:”Iran’s Proxy Wars: Limits to A Successful Strategy?”

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On Saturday, August 15, 2020, from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (Eastern Time, US), Professor Ofira Seliktar presented a broad ranging talk devoted to “Iran’s Proxy Wars: Limits to A Successful Strategy?” Professor Seliktar is Professor Emerita at Gratz College. She has written extensively on predictive failures in intelligence and… Read more »

The Ukrainian Crisis, Part IV: In Extremis

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James D. Hardy, Jr., PhD & Leonard J. Hochberg, PhD Diplomacy seeks to smooth the edges and round the angles of international relationships in the endless search for accommodation.  But the power asymmetry among states and the unbridgeable differences among cultures and religions often make accommodation difficult.  Beyond that diplomacy is complicated… Read more »