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The Israel-Palestine conflict: a brief, simple history

The ongoing struggle between the Israelis and Palestinians began in the mid-20th century. The conflict is wide-ranging, and the term is sometimes also used in reference to the earlier sectarian conflict in Mandatory Palestine, between the Jewish Yishuv and the Arab population under British rule. It has been referred to as the world's "most intractable conflict", with the ongoing Israeli occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip reaching 49 years. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRYZjOuUnlU&t=122s Read more [...]

Putin on Iran and Israel

President Putin talked about his views regarding Iran and Israeli security concerns early in January, 2015. Knowing the political and cultural differences of our global countries are of paramount value to our understanding of the positions of all our global neighbors.