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New escalation: Cross-border shelling between Israel and Lebanon (part 1)

There's another fire to put out in the Middle East. Israel has responded to a Hezbollah rocket attack that hit a convoy by firing at least 50 artillery shells into Lebanon. Residents on both sides of the border have good reason to fear an escalation after the recent Israeli air strike on Syria that killed Hezbollah commanders and a general from the Iranian Revolutionary Guards. François Picard's panel looks at the root causes of the current flare-up and the dangers that lie ahead.

Produced by Cécile Khindira and Haxie Meyers-Belkin

By François PICARD

Our guests

Carol MALOUF

Founder, Macarela Advisory Group

Daniel TAUBER

Op-ed columnist for the Jerusalem Post, Likud Central Committee Member

Julien THÉRON

Middle East specialist, University of Versailles

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