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Latest update : 2012-11-16

Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Violence between Israel and Gaza militants escalates

The violence has escalated very rapidly between Israel and Gaza. Seven Palestinians died in attacks over the last 24 hours, and 3 Israelis were killed today. Cyril Vanier asks his panel what kind of retaliation we should expect, and are we heading towards a full-blown conflict?

  • Kareem AMIRAT. Fatah Member. Masters Student at Sciences Po;
  • Gil MIHAELY. Columnist, Yedioth Ahronoth;
  • Einat WILF. Member of Israel's Knesset. Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee; Former Foreign Policy Advisor to Vice Prime Minister Shimon Peres (from Tel Aviv).
  • Hani AL-BASOOS. Professor of Political Science, Islamic University Gaza (from Gaza City);
  • Nasser NAJJAR. Journalist. Project Coordinator, Human Rights Watch (-=from Gaza City).

Produced by Anelise Borges, Cyril Vanier, Mary Colombel, Shamira Muhammad.

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