Understanding the Middle East conflict requires us to consider the origins of Hamas: the organisation, its political ambitions and relationship to the Palestinian polity. Tareq Baconi, the author of Hamas Contained, explains the background and context to Annabelle Quince. Baconi appears via live stream.
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Tareq Baconi is president of the board of Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network and former senior analyst for the International Crisis Group on Israel/Palestine. He is author ofHamas Contained: The Rise and Pacification of Palestinian Resistance.
Annabelle Quince has forged a varied career across the legal profession (as a researcher and lecturer), film and television (as a director, producer, scriptwriter and researcher) and in radio (as a producer and presenter).