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Israel Podcast: Trouble Ahead — Netanyahu, An Attack on Soldiers, and Palestine

Israel Podcast: Trouble Ahead — Netanyahu, An Attack on Soldiers, and Palestine
January 11
07:53 2017

I spoke with Dublin Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show on Monday about a series of events that have shaken Israel in the past month, including corruption allegations against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; his pardon of an Israeli soldier who shot a defenseless, prone Palestinian; truck-ramming attack that killed four Israeli cadets and wounded 15 others; and the UN vote criticizing the extension of Jewish settlements in Palestinian territory.

All of this was set within the context of an Israeli-Palestinian political process which is dormant and unlikely to revive in the near-future.

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Scott Lucas

Scott Lucas

Scott Lucas is Professor of International Politics at the University of Birmingham and editor-in-chief of EA WorldView. He is a specialist in US and British foreign policy and international relations, especially the Middle East and Iran. Formerly he worked as a journalist in the US, writing for newspapers including the Guardian and The Independent and was an essayist for The New Statesman before he founded EA WorldView in November 2008.

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  1. Amir in Tel Aviv
    Amir in Tel Aviv January 12, 23:32

    If you want the so called palestinians to suffer a lot, give them a palestinian state.

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