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Analysts: Erdogan Voices Support for Hamas While Keeping Ties With Israel


Analysts: Erdogan Voices Support for Hamas While Keeping Ties With Israel
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has voiced strong support for Hamas in its war against Israel, calling Hamas a liberation movement. At the same time, analysts say, Turkey remains a vital energy transit route for Israel. The gap between rhetoric and action is part of what analysts say is Ankara's effort to play a diplomatic role in the conflict. Dorian Jones reports from Istanbul.

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