WILL THE U.S. SHUT DOWN ISRAEL'S WAR?
Since we recorded, hostilities were renewed. Our analysis, though, is still valid: the U.S. is attempting to narrow Israel's room of maneuver. So much so that it's hard to see how Israel can win the war under such limits. But Prime Minster Netanyahu told Sec. Blinken that he would see it to a successful conclusion. Gadi Taub and Michael Doran discuss the latest, with a multifaceted comparison to 1973, under a very different secretary of state: the late Henry Kissinger who passed away this week. Plus: Israeli intelligence had long held the details of Hamas's plan of attack, but its chief of intelligence dismissed it.
As we promised, here's Mike's piece on the Yom Kippur War, which sheds light on what the U.S. and Israel should now be doing.