May 18, 2021 - World

The political ramifications of Israel’s actions

Images out of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict depict an imbalance in military might — Israel’s Iron Dome defense system neutralizing rockets launched by Hamas, while Israel’s retaliation against Hamas has led to more than 200 Palestinain deaths, including 61 children. World leaders, such as President Biden, are calling for a ceasefire.

Axios Re:Cap producer Naomi Shavin is joined by Axios Tel Aviv author Barak Ravid to discuss the context of the current strife, the political motivations of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and whether Israel’s actions this month could have long-term consequences for the political landscape there and in the U.S.

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