The Conflict Between Israel And Hamas Is Getting Worse, Raising Humanitarian Alarms

The Conflict Between Israel And Hamas Is Getting Worse, Raising Humanitarian Alarms
The Conflict Between Israel And Hamas Is Getting Worse, Raising Humanitarian Alarms

The Conflict Between Israel And Hamas Is Getting Worse, Raising Humanitarian Alarms

The conflict between Israel and Hamas has gone from bad to worse. The Biden administration says it’s engaging in “quiet, intensive diplomacy” to broker an end to the violence.

Leni Stenseth of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency tells NPR that the humanitarian situation in the region is “extremely alarming.”

NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro explains how the recent outbreak of violence began — and the historical seeds of the region’s conflict.

What is the diplomatic path toward some sort of peace? Israeli political analyst and journalist Akiva Eldar, a contributor to Israeli newspaper Haaretz, and Mkhaimar Abusada, a professor of political science at Al-Azhar University in Gaza, discuss what life on the ground is like for each of them, and the role of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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