Ep 1840: Hamas Attack - the bait that may lead to catastrophe if Israel bites

Dr. Patrick Bury talks to Eamon about the military planning around the 7th October attack by Hamas on Israel and the complex military repercussions. Dr. Patrick Bury is a UKRI Future Leaders Fellow and a Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor in the Security Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies at the University of Bath. He was in the British Army in Afghanistan and is also author of Callsign Hades.

Published: 21/10/2023

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