After 11 days of fighting over the skies of Israel and Gaza, a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel was announced last week.
The conflict wrought devastation in Gaza. Yet Hamas’s leaders took to television and declared victory.
We look at where the organization comes from and their objectives to understand why it has, for decades, engaged in battles it knows it can’t win.
Guest: Ben Hubbard, the Beirut bureau chief for The New York Times.
For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.
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