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The Hamas-Israel War Dispatch with Dr. Burak Bilgehan Özpek

October 17, 20239:43

In this interview, Dr. Burak Bilgehan Ozpek, Faculty at the TOBB University of Economics and Technology in Ankara, discusses Turkey’s role in the ongoing conflict between Hamas and Israel. Ozpek analyzes Turkey’s recent diplomatic endeavors, its relationship with key players like Egypt and Israel, and its challenges in mediating a conflict marked by its impact on the Palestinian people. He also touched on Turkey's nuanced stance, given its historical ties with Hamas and the broader implications of these actions.

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