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Both governments underestimate ISIS to their peril.
It is clear that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is once again entering another dark and depressing phase.
It’s clear we’re at an important crossroads with regard to the future, or lack thereof, of these respective Palestinian communities.
Whatever your thoughts regarding the political dimensions of including Khudeir’s name on that memorial the sad fact remains that he is yet another innocent victim of this ongoing conflict.
It seems the worst has yet to come for those 18000 Palestinians living in Damascus’s Yarmouk district.
Today, Israel & Palestine provide us with a magnifying lens with which to look at the world and its mechanisms of division.
The strength and resilience of Palestinians in Gaza has proven to be unprecedented in the worst of circumstances.
Palestinian children as young as 12 can be sentenced and imprisoned–however, children much younger are often arrested, detained and interrogated by the Israeli Defense Forces.