Through an allegory from the Book of Ezekiel, Sinwar is signaling to Israel a desire to forgo Egyptian and Qatari mediation and begin direct contacts
Ronit Marzan is a researcher in Palestinian politics and society at the University of Haifa's political science department and a fellow at the university’s Chaikin Geostrategy Institute.
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