Israel-Gaza: How can conflict de-escalate? - BBC Newsnight

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Israel and Gaza see an escalation in tension that bring warnings of a full on war. How did a centuries old conflict get violent again so quickly? And who is best placed to de-escalate tensions? Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog At least 67 people in Gaza and seven people in Israel have been killed after Palestinian militants in Gaza have fired dozens of rockets at Israel after its air strikes killed top commanders and felled another tower block there. There has also been street violence in Israel between Jews and Israeli Arabs. In two incidents, a Jewish man in Acre was attacked by Arab men, and a Jewish mob pulled a Palestinian out of his car and beat him up in Bat Yam. At least 67 people in Gaza and seven people in Israel have been killed. Aleem Maqbool reports. Emily Maitlis is joined by leader of the third party in Palestinian politics, the Palestinian National Initiative, Mustafa Barghouti, spokesman from the Israel Defence Force, Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Conricus, UN Deputy Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Lynn Hastings, Congresswoman on the left the Democratic party in America, Rashida Tlaib, and CEO of the Jewish Democratic Council of America and former national security advisor for vice president Kamala Harris, Halie Soifer. #Newsnight #BBCNews Newsnight is the BBC's flagship news and current affairs TV programme - with analysis, debate, exclusives, and robust interviews. Website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsnight Twitter: https://twitter.com/BBCNewsnight Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bbcnewsnight
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