In the midst of a dispute over a site in Jerusalem referred to as “The Noble Sanctuary” by Muslims, or the “Temple Mount” by Jews, Israeli-Palestinian violence has surged out of control over the last few weeks. Stephen breaks down the details of the conflict in terms of how the West plays a part, how some aspects of the conflict have proven difficult for the media to explain, and how a misguided statement to the press by Prime Minister Netanyahu doesn’t help matters at all.

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