What Could Happen if the Israel-Hamas Conflict Escalates?

– Potential elimination of Hamas as a threat to Israel’s security. – Greater control over Gaza and potential stabilization of the region. – Potential for decreased terrorist activity against Israel. – Potential disruption of Hamas’ support networks.

– Escalation of violence and increased civilian casualties.
– Risk of spillover and potential wider conflict in the Middle East. – Growing tension between Israel and neighboring countries.
– Strained diplomatic relations and potential backlash from the international community.

context: https://www.cnbc.com/2023/10/25/israel-hamas-war-economists-fear-disruption-if-conflict-not-contained.html

Israel’s recent airstrikes in Gaza, aimed at eradicating Hamas, have escalated the potential for an overflow of conflict into the broader Middle East area.