Conflict & Justice

Israel and Hamas seem to be moving toward all-out war

Violence has been rising over the last two weeks as Israel and Hamas reacted to the killing of four teenagers — one Palestinian and three Israelis. Today, Israel launched an offensive against the Hamas-run Gaza Strip that it is calling Operation Protective Edge, in response to rocket attacks against Israeli cities and towns.


Global Politics

The significance of the 1967 borders

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu says Israel would be generous with the size of a Palestinian state but that the border could not rest at pre-1967 lines. The World's Matthew Bell visits the West Bank to see how the Jewish residents there view the debate.

Arts, Culture & Media

Palestinian Visions for Statehood

Palestinians are expected to ask for recognition of statehood from the United Nations in September. But as The World's Matthew Bell reports, activists are divided on whether that would actually lead to the statehood Palestinians so desperately desire.