Three quarters of a century after the ignition of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the situation in the Near East is seemingly at its worst. Since Hamas launched its bloodiest assault ever on the vicinity of the Gaza Strip on 7 October 2023, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have been responding with a large-scale destructive offensive inside the enclave. At a time when both protagonists seem eager to consolidate their achievements on the battlefield, this e-Note explores what the future may look like for Israel after this devastating war. (e-Note 55 addressed the future perspectives for Palestine.)

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e-Note 56

What Prospects for Israel
after the War?

Chloé BERGER & Didier LEROY