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What To Know: Israel, Gaza & The West Bank.

The latest on the rising tensions in the Middle East.

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may 14, 2021

What To Know: Israel, Gaza and The West Bank

A quick primer for the rapid-fire headlines from the Middle East.
Some of the fiercest fighting in years has happened in this region over the last week. How we arrived at this moment depends on who you ask.
In this video we detail some of the official stance of the U.S. government. Depending on where you live, your perspective and even the map of this area, may look different.
Just a note of clarification - Israel’s relationship with the West Bank and Gaza is also varied. Israel maintains some jurisdiction over The West Bank, but not Gaza.
There are many threads of this story we didn’t discuss in this 7 minute video - What would you like a deeper dive on?

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