Most of what he’s saying is the same as wexler and Emanuel but one different point was a question around why he would speak with Iran and not Hamas. The big distinction Ross pointed out is the difference btw states and non-states and that non-states are seeking attention.
Also shared how he met Barack. In 2005 Obama invited him to brief a group in Chicago because he wanted to have discussions of substance and had just finished Ross’ 800 page book. Ross used this as an example of obama’s depth and thoughtfulness