Democratic elections have landed the radical Islamic group in charge of the Palestinian government. A discussion on where attempts to engage or isolate Hamas may lead.


  • Ambassador Dennis Ross counselor at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy; former Middle East special coordinator; former special assistant to the president and National Security Council senior director for the central region.
  • Khalil Jahshan executive director, Pepperdine University's Washington Internship Program; former executive vice president of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

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