Global Reach of the Middle East Conflict

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All over the world, Israel's conflict with the Palestinians is the subject not just of attention but of emotions deeply felt. The hostilities between Israel and the Palestinians may have the power to destabilize governments throughout the Arab world. They influence America's relations with its European allies and have generated several resolutions by the United Nations. Russia wants a role in the peacemaking process. Even in Africa, emotions run high. Is it history, religion, the politics of oil? We begin our examination of the reverberation of Middle East passions and politics with the Arab world where the impact is most directly felt, then move on to Russia, France, Africa and Central Asia.
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Free Africa Foundation

Harvard University's Davis Center for Russian Studies

Le Monde Diplomatique

United Nations

The Shape of Life

Monterey Bay Aquarium

National Geographic

Sea Studios Foundation



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