Christina Lu is a reporter at
Foreign Policy. Prior to joining FP, she worked at Foreign Affairs and the Southern African Institute for Policy and Research in Lusaka, Zambia. She is a graduate of Cornell University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in government and economics.
Smoke rises over northern Gaza and destroyed buildings, viewed from Sderot, Israel, on Nov. 13.
CIA Director William Burns testifies before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee in Washington, D.C. on March 10, 2022.
International Red Cross vehicles reportedly carrying hostages released by Hamas cross the Rafah border point in Gaza on the way to Egypt, from which they were flown to Israel to be reunited with their families, on Nov. 24.
A wide shot shows a densely packed urban area of the Gaza Strip. Many of the buildings have been leveled by explosions, leaving a dark mess of rubble. Smoke billows from different locations and fills the sky overhead, overlaying the cityscape in dusty gray.
Photographs of some of those taken hostage by Hamas during its recent attacks are seen in Tel Aviv.