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The Long, Complicated History Of Israel And Palestine

Palestinians inspect damage to buildings in Al-Saftawi street northern Gaza City on May 20, 2021 in Gaza City, Gaza. (Fatima Shbair/Getty Images)
Palestinians inspect damage to buildings in Al-Saftawi street northern Gaza City on May 20, 2021 in Gaza City, Gaza. (Fatima Shbair/Getty Images)

The current crisis in the Middle East is part of the long, complicated history of the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. And the latest spasm of violence offers a new chance to look at that history, dating back to Israel’s founding in 1948.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Aaron David Miller, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment For International Peace.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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