During Hamas’s rampage in Israel last weekend, they kidnapped an estimated 150 people, including women, children, and the elderly.
Ron Steslow calls Danielle Gilbert, Ph.D. and Assistant Professor of Political Science at Northwestern University (and Liz Gilbert Cohen’s sister), to discuss the Gaza hostage crisis, how hostage taking tactics developed and why this situation is different.
They discuss Hamas’s vow to use hostages as human shields and what the conditions for hostages might be, and what types of negotiations we may see.
We’re learning more and more about the atrocities Hamas has committed every hour, including confirmation from the Israeli government details about the brutal murder and beheading of babies. We may not know the full extent of their barbarism for some time. To keep up to date on breaking news, check trusted news sources like the Associated Press and other newswire services.
Read Danielle’s article in Good Authority: https://bit.ly/3ZWkNIf
Learn more about Dr. Gilbert: http://www.danigilbert.com/
Read the Bellingcat guide on maintaining mental hygiene: https://bit.ly/3ZX6d3a
Learn more about Hostage US : https://hostageus.org/
Learn more about the Bring Our Families Home Campaign: https://bit.ly/3FhQN0c
Learn more about the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation: https://bit.ly/3tuAlXQ
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