Global Politics

Regional Implications for Israel-Hamas Conflict Could be a 'Nightmare Scenario'

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An Iron Dome launcher fires an interceptor rocket near the southern town of Sderot November 15, 2012. A Hamas rocket killed three Israelis north of the Gaza Strip on Thursday, drawing the first blood from Israel as the Palestinian death toll rose to 15 in a military showdown lurching closer to all-out war with an invasion of the enclave. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun (ISRAEL - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)

Anchor Aaron Schachter talks to Steven Cook, Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, about what is at stake in Israel's neighboring countries, in light of the new conflict between Israel and Hamas.

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Cook said: "The Israelis could be looking at a situation in which their relations are deteriorating with Egypt, faced with the possibility of two fronts in Gaza, and in the north from Hezbollah, and the crumbling of its relationship with Jordan. All around, a nightmare scenario"

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