Jonathan Schanzer

Jonathan Schanzer, a former terrorism finance analyst at the United States Department of the Treasury, is senior vice president for research at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. He is author of the new book Gaza Conflict 2021: Hamas, Israel and Eleven Days of War (FDD Press). Follow him on Twitter @JSchanzer.

Podcast: Jonathan Schanzer on Israel's Weekend War against Islamic Jihad

A Middle East expert joins us to explain how the conflict came about and why it was so different from Israel’s last operation against terrorists in Gaza.

Aug. 19 2022 12:01AM

Turkey Supports Hamas, Which Means an Alliance With Israel Isn't Going To Happen

After years of watching Erdo─čan gut Turkey’s institutions and offer jihadists of all stripes a warm welcome, Israel no longer trusts its former ally.

June 28 2022 12:03AM

The Covert War Between Israel and Iran Rises to the Surface

Iran’s missile attack last weekend sheds light on America’s role in the escalating conflict that Israel refers to as the “war between wars.”

March 17 2022 12:01AM

Podcast: Jonathan Schanzer on the Palestinians' Political Mess

The author of Hamas vs. Fatah: The Struggle for Palestine joins us to talk about the upcoming Palestinian elections, and what went wrong the last time.

April 23 2021 12:32AM