Shimon Peres - President of Israel
HARDtalk travels to Jerusalem to speak with Israel's President, Shimon Peres. The last week has been dominated by renewed confrontation between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. Sustained exchanges of fire have caused hundreds of casualties - most of them Palestinian. But the basic dynamic of the Israeli / Palestinian conflict appears unchanged. In a region that has been destabilised by the Arab uprisings, are Israel's leaders making wise strategic choices?