Press Briefing: Latest Insights on Israel-Hamas War

October 13, 2023 • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) will host a call-in press briefing on Friday, October 13, at 11:00 a.m. ET, to present expert insights on the latest developments in the Israel-Hamas War. Experts from CSIS’s International Security Program and Middle East Program will discuss Israeli military and intelligence operations in Gaza and broader governing challenges surrounding Gaza; the internal politics of Hamas; the Hezbollah threat; and the current hostage situation. They will also look ahead to potential outcomes and how the war may affect regional alignments.

Credentialed members of the press can RSVP to Paige Montfort at

Call-in Info
United States Dial In: 877-692-8959
International Dial In: 409-207-6987
Access Code: 9297672

A transcript will be available after the press briefing concludes.


Jon Alterman
Senior Vice President, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and Director, Middle East Program
Seth G. Jones
Senior Vice President; Harold Brown Chair; and Director, International Security Program
Norman T. Roule
Senior Adviser (Non-resident), Transnational Threats Project
Daniel Byman
Senior Fellow, Transnational Threats Project
Emily Harding
Director, Intelligence, National Security, and Technology Program and Deputy Director, International Security Program