June 12, 2024

Why So Many ‘Day After’ Plans for Gaza Amount to No Plan at All


Journalist: Nahal Toosi

Dangers abound in this scenario, said Jonathan Lord, a former Defense Department official who has offered his own “day-after” plan.

“They include Hamas succeeding in reconstituting itself and Israel getting swallowed into a conflict it did not plan for nor is able to afford based on all of its other competing threats,” said Lord, now with the Center for a New American Security. “It also is untenable for Palestinian civilians in Gaza.

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  • Jonathan Lord

    Senior Fellow and Director, Middle East Security Program

    Jonathan Lord is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Middle East Security program at CNAS. Prior to joining CNAS, Lord served as a professional staff member for the House Arme...