The residents of the besieged enclave of Gaza faced a night of death and destruction as Israeli war planes launched a series of air strikes in response to Operation Al-Aqsa Storm. Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday vowed to reduce Gaza “to rubble” after Hamas’ unprecedented attack. On 8 October, Jadaliyya co-editor Mouin Rabbani joined Al Jazeera to discuss the ongoing situation.
Mouin Rabbani has published and commented widely on Palestinian affairs, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the contemporary Middle East. He was previously Senior Analyst Middle East and Special Advisor on Israel-Palestine with the International Crisis Group, and head of political affairs with the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria. He is Co-Editor of Jadaliyya Ezine.