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Conflict in Israel and Palestine: Crash Course World History 223
 
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In which John Green teaches you about conflict in Israel and Palestine. This conflict is often cast as a long-term beef going back thousands of years, and rooted in a clash between religions. Well, that's not quite true. What is true is that the conflict is immensely complicated, and just about everyone in the world has an opinion about it. John is going to try to get the facts across in under 13 minutes. Thought Café's series on the subject: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGAL9TcH76MBKR5hywFZ4CA You can directly support Crash Course at https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing this content. Citation 1: Arthur James Balfour, Balfour Declaration (letter to Baron Rothschild, leader of British Jewish community). 1917.
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Six-Day War (1967) - Third Arab–Israeli War DOCUMENTARY
 
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The first 300 people to click this link will get 2 months of Skillshare for free: https://skl.sh/kingsandgenerals2 We are continuing our series of animated historical videos on the modern wars with the Six-Day War of 1967, also known as the Third Arab–Israeli War during which Israel fought the alliance of Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Iraq. This conflict entered history as short, but decisive, as it took less than a week for hostilities to start and end, and was mostly decided in the air. Previously we have covered the battles of Stalingrad (http://bit.ly/2BVRheC) and Kursk (http://bit.ly/2BVR1MJ) within the II World War. Support us on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/KingsandGenerals or Paypal: http://paypal.me/kingsandgenerals Check out our Merch Store: https://teespring.com/stores/kingsandgenerals We are grateful to our patrons and youtube members, who made this video possible: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1oKcZnd9SqA1Tyco_kvglJToS0x3ANhAgPahcJaqQ68U This video was narrated by Officially Devin (https://www.youtube.com/user/OfficiallyDevin) ✔ Merch store ► https://teespring.com/stores/kingsandgenerals ✔ Patreon ► https://www.patreon.com/KingsandGenerals ✔ PayPal ► http://paypal.me/kingsandgenerals ✔ Twitch ► https://www.twitch.tv/nurrrik_phoenix ✔ Twitter ► https://twitter.com/KingsGenerals ✔ Facebook ► https://www.facebook.com/KingsGenerals ✔ Instagram ►http://www.instagram.com/Kings_Generals Production Music courtesy of Epidemic Sound: http://www.epidemicsound.com #Documentary #6daywar #Arab-IsraeliWar
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Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Lesson Plan
 
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The Middle East Problem
 
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The Middle East conflict is framed as one of the most complex problems in the world. But, in reality, it's very simple. Israelis want to live in peace and are willing to accept a neighboring Palestinian state. And most Palestinians do not want Israel to exist. As Dennis Prager explains, this is really all you need to know. In 5 minutes, understand how Israel was founded, and how, since that auspicious day in 1948, its neighbors have tried to destroy it, again and again.  Donate today to PragerU! http://l.prageru.com/2ylo1Yt Joining PragerU is free! Sign up now to get all our videos as soon as they're released. http://prageru.com/signup Download Pragerpedia on your iPhone or Android! Thousands of sources and facts at your fingertips. iPhone: http://l.prageru.com/2dlsnbG Android: http://l.prageru.com/2dlsS5e Join Prager United to get new swag every quarter, exclusive early access to our videos, and an annual TownHall phone call with Dennis Prager! http://l.prageru.com/2c9n6ys Join PragerU's text list to have these videos, free merchandise giveaways and breaking announcements sent directly to your phone! https://optin.mobiniti.com/prageru Do you shop on Amazon? Click https://smile.amazon.com and a percentage of every Amazon purchase will be donated to PragerU. Same great products. Same low price. Shopping made meaningful. VISIT PragerU! https://www.prageru.com FOLLOW us! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/prageru Twitter: https://twitter.com/prageru Instagram: https://instagram.com/prageru/ PragerU is on Snapchat! JOIN PragerFORCE! For Students: http://l.prageru.com/29SgPaX JOIN our Educators Network! http://l.prageru.com/2c8vsff Script: When I did my graduate studies at the Middle East Institute at Columbia University’s School of International Affairs, I took many courses on the question of the Middle East conflict. Semester after semester, we studied the Middle East conflict as if it was the most complex conflict in the world -- when in fact, it is probably the easiest conflict in the world to explain. It may be the hardest to solve, but it is the easiest to explain. In a nutshell, it’s this: One side wants the other side dead. Israel wants to exist as a Jewish state and to live in peace. Israel also recognizes the right of Palestinians to have their own state and to live in peace. The problem, however, is that most Palestinians and many other Muslims and Arabs, do not recognize the right of the Jewish state of Israel to exist. This has been true since 1947, when the United Nations voted to divide the land called Palestine into a Jewish state and an Arab state. The Jews accepted the United Nations partition but no Arab or any other Muslim country accepted it. When British rule ended on May 15, 1948, the armies of all the neighboring Arab states -- Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Transjordan, and Egypt -- attacked the one-day old state of Israel in order to destroy it. But, to the world’s surprise, the little Jewish state survived. Then it happened again. In 1967, the dictator of Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser, announced his plan, in his words, “to destroy Israel.” He placed Egyptian troops on Israel’s border, and armies of surrounding Arab countries were also mobilized to attack. However, Israel preemptively attacked Egypt and Syria. Israel did not attack Jordan, and begged Jordan’s king not to join the war. But he did. And only because of that did Israel take control of Jordanian land, specifically the “West Bank” of the Jordan River. Shortly after the war, the Arab states went to Khartoum, Sudan and announced their famous three “No’s: “No recognition, no peace, and no negotiations,” What was Israel supposed to do? Well, one thing Israel did, a little more than a decade later, in 1978, was to give the entire Sinai Peninsula -- an area of land bigger than Israel itself, and with oil -- back to Egypt because Egypt, under new leadership, signed a peace agreement with Israel. So, Israel gave land for the promise of peace with Egypt, and it has always been willing to do the same thing with the Palestinians. All the Palestinians have ever had to do is recognize Israel as a Jewish state and promise to live in peace with it. But when Israel has proposed trading land for peace -- as it did in 2000 when it agreed to give the Palestinians a sovereign state in more than 95% of the West Bank and all of Gaza -- the Palestinian leadership rejected the offer, and instead responded by sending waves of suicide terrorists into Israel. Meanwhile, Palestinian radio, television, and school curricula remain filled with glorification of terrorists, demonization of Jews, and the daily repeated message that Israel should cease to exist. So it’s not hard to explain the Middle-East dispute. One side wants the other dead. The motto of Hamas, the Palestinian rulers of Gaza, is: “We love death as much as the Jews love life.” For the complete script, visit https://www.prageru.com/videos/middle-east-problem
Views: 7679346 PragerU
The Middle East's cold war, explained
 
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How two feuding countries are tearing apart the Middle East. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO The Saudis and Iranians have never actually declared war on each other. Instead, they fight indirectly by supporting opposing sides in other countries and inciting conflicts. This is known as proxy warfare. And it’s had a devastating effect on the region. Countries, especially poor ones, can’t function if there are larger countries pulling strings within their borders. And that’s exactly what's happening in the Middle East. The Saudi-Iranian rivalry has become a fight over influence, and the whole region is a battlefield. Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o
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The 1948 Israeli War of Independence
 
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The 1948 Israeli War of Independence began when the United Nations decided to partition Palestine into separated Jewish and Arab states. The Arabs were not staisfied with the deal, as they wanted Palestine to be for Arabs only. They said that they would "fight for every inch of our country." Riots ensued almost immediately after the Partition Plan was approved. Arabs were able to take over many British military bases, and used the weaponry they acquired to launch attacks on Jewish communities. Jewish militias fought back, and after the British left Palestine, Israel was declared a state. The 1948 War of Independence was a conflict that was instigated by the proposition of a compromise. For that reason, the topic is consistent with the theme of "Conflict and Compromise," though the order in which the two take lace in my topic is not identical to the order of the2007-2008 National History Day theme. The compromise occurred before the conflict.
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Lesson 15: Arab Israeli War 1973 - Evolution Of Modern Warfare (1999)
 
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Lesson 15: Arab - Israeli War 1973 A World View Of The Arab-israeli War In 1973 Is Presented In This Program. It Discusses The Impact It Had On The U.s. View Of Armored Forces Equipment And Command And Control Of Those Forces. The Near State Of War The Super Powers Came In Support Of Their Client States, The Changes It Had On The Middle East Governments, And The First Signs Of A Change Toward The West From The Client States Of The Soviet Union Are Presented.
Views: 5772 Nuclear Vault
Syria's war: Who is fighting and why
 
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Watch how the Syrian civil war became the mess it is today. After four-plus years of fighting, Syria's war has killed at least hundreds of thousands of people and displaced millions. And, though it started as a civil war, it's become much more than that. It's a proxy war that has divided much of the Middle East, and has drawn in both Russia and the United States. To understand how Syria got to this place, it helps to start at the beginning and watch it unfold: Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o
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Israel-Palestine Conflict: Entire History [UPSC CSE/IAS, State PSC]
 
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You can watch the entire course - "Daily Lectures Series (Hindi) by Roman Saini" here:- https://goo.gl/5dn4MG | Download the Unacademy Learning App from the Google Play Store here:- https://goo.gl/02OhYI Entire History of the Israel-Palestine Conflict explained by Roman Saini. Every little development of the issue till the present day explained along with its context. A topic that you just cannot ignore while preparing for CSE Prelims 2017. For more lessons/courses on UPSC CSE Preparation, please visit:- https://unacademy.com/upsc-preparation/
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5min vers. Palestine & Israel: A history lesson from 1947 when it all began
 
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Many people in this world are still confused as to why the war between Palestine and Israel began. Many are unaware of the circumstances that took place to set this entire scenario up and only through ignorance are they able to maintain beliefs that are falsely founded. Mike Peled son of an Israeli General and uncle to a 13 year old niece who was killed by Palestinian suicide bombers does a great job dispelling the myths and pointing out the historical beginnings to this never ending war. In my effort to learn more about the never ending Palestinian/Israeli war (because let's face it, most of us probably don't know shit; only what our TVs have taught us), and where/why it all began I came across an hour long presentation by Mr.Peled; I edited it down to 11 minutes to only show the historical facts he deemed important to mention regarding this conflict's birth, evolution & endless cycle. Please share so that people with the incorrect facts and beliefs may understand the truth.
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Gaza war explained - Israeli Palestinian conflict - must see!!!
 
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Israel and the Middle East seen through a funny animated history lesson that will save you at least one semester in college :-) this video was produced by highlander productions, www.highlander.co.il come visit us :-)
Israeli settlements, explained | Settlements Part I
 
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The maps that explain the settlers. You can watch a more comprehensive history of the Israel-Palestine here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRYZjOuUnlU Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Special thanks for B'Tselem for the use of their mapping data. Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o
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Gershon Baskin: The Israeli Palestinian Peace process: lessons learned
 
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Gershon Baskin- The Israeli Palestinian Peace process: lessons learned from 22 years of failed agreements April 29, 2015 Israeli Palestinian – is it still possible? Twenty two years of failed peace process have left the public on both sides of the conflict with a deep sense that there is no partner for peace and that peace is not possible. Israel and the PLO signed six agreements over the years and all of them were breached. Many lessons can be drawn from the long years of experience in negotiations and in implementation (and non-implementation) of agreements. This lecture will focus on the lessons that should be learned from the failures of Israeli Palestinian peace processes and conclusions will be offered regarding future prospects. The lessons learned have clear prescriptive dimensions for other conflicts and peace processes as well. http://scar.gmu.edu/event/gershon-baskin-israeli-palestinian-peace-process-lessons-learned-22-years-of-failed-agreements
Israeli Palestinian conflict explained: an animated introduction to Israel and Palestine
 
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Israeli Palestinian conflict explained: an animated introduction Israel and Palestine Easy to understand, historically accurate https://JewishVoiceforPeace.org/ mini- primer about why Israelis and Palestinians are fighting, why the US-backed peace process has been an impediment to peace, and what you can do to make a difference. This conflict is essentially about land and human rights, not religion and culture. Endorsed by Palestinian, Israeli and American scholars and peace activists. Jewish Voice for Peace opposes anti-Jewish, anti-Muslim, and anti-Arab bigotry and oppression. JVP seeks an end to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem; security and self-determination for Israelis and Palestinians; a just solution for Palestinian refugees based on principles established in international law; an end to violence against civilians; and peace and justice for all peoples of the Middle East. Current mission statement adopted in 2009. Jewish Voice for Peace is a diverse and democratic community of activists inspired by Jewish tradition to work together for peace, social justice, and human rights. We support the aspirations of Israelis and Palestinians for security and self-determination. We seek: A U.S. foreign policy based on promoting peace, democracy, human rights, and respect for international law. An end to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem. A resolution of the Palestinian refugee problem consistent with international law and equity. An end to all violence against civilians. Peace among the peoples of the Middle East. We are among the many American Jews who say to the U.S. and Israeli governments: “Not in our names!” JVP supports peace activists in Palestine and Israel, and works in broad coalition with other Jewish, Arab-American, faith-based, peace and social justice organizations. Jewish Voice for Peace calls for a U.S. foreign policy that promotes democracy and human rights. The United States must stop supporting repressive policies in Israel and elsewhere. U.S. military aid to countries in the Middle East must be based on rigorous enforcement of the Arms Export Control and Foreign Assistance Acts, which mandate that military aid may be used for only defensive purposes within the recipient country’s borders, and that aid may not be delivered to countries that abuse human rights. Under these guidelines, U.S. military aid to Israel must be suspended until the occupation ends, since the occupation itself is in violation of these guidelines. Military aid allows Israel to avoid making serious efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as well as conflicts with its other neighbors. It enables the occupation, contributes to the devastation of Palestinian society and fosters the increasing militarization of Israeli society. JVP also calls for suspension of military aid to other human rights abusers and occupiers in the Middle East. This aid helps prop up autocratic and repressive regimes, promotes violations of human rights and international law, obstructs democratic movements, prolongs the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and fosters militarism and violence at home and abroad. Read our mission here: https://jewishvoiceforpeace.org/mission Become a member here: https://jewishvoiceforpeace.org/join Make a tax deductible donation here: https://jewishvoiceforpeace.org/donate Get independent reporting from Israel/Palestine here: http://972mag.com Watch JVP members talk about their vision for justice in Israel and Palestine: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEtF9_yuAnM
Views: 1076375 Jewish Voice for Peace
Why Are Israel and Palestine Fighting?
 
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Why The Power Of The Internet Lives On The Ocean Floor http://bit.ly/1KLyg5M » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe Hundreds of cables line the ocean floor and carry 99% of international communications. So what would happen if Russia cut these cables? Learn More: Submarine Cable Map http://www.submarinecablemap.com/ Analyzing the Internet Collapse http://www.technologyreview.com/news/409491/analyzing-the-internet-collapse/ "Multiple fiber cuts to undersea cables show the fragility of the Internet at its choke points." Undersea Cables Transport 99 Percent of International Data http://www.newsweek.com/undersea-cables-transport-99-percent-international-communications-319072 "The vast network at the bottom of the ocean has also been the epicenter of international intrigue for decades." 9 things you didn't know about Google's undersea cable http://www.computerworld.com/article/2947841/network-hardware-solutions/9-things-you-didnt-know-about-googles-undersea-cable.html "Undersea cables carry virtually all transoceanic Internet data these days, replacing satellites as the preferred medium. " How one clumsy ship cut off the web for 75 million people http://www.theguardian.com/business/2008/feb/01/internationalpersonalfinancebusiness.internet "A flotilla of ships may have been dispatched to reinstate the broken submarine cable that has left the Middle East and India struggling to communicate with the rest of the world, but it took just one vessel to inflict the damage that brought down the internet for millions." Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: "Vorsprung" _________________________ NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. More from NowThis: » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like NowThis World on Facebook: https://go.nowth.is/World_Facebook » Connect with Judah: Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah » Connect with Versha: Follow @versharma on Twitter – Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld Special thanks to Lissette Padilla for hosting TestTube! Check Lissette out on Twitter:https://twitter.com/lizzette
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Origins of Israel Palestinian Conflict
 
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Support CaspianReport through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/CaspianReport The Israeli Arab conflict is the result of interactions of superpowers in the early 20th century. British and French strategic interests in the Middle East were related to the Mediterranean trading route, which went from the Suez channel to Indian markets. But the presence of the Ottoman navy based in the Levant was a direct threat to British interests. So the British and the French decided to divide the Middle East into smaller entities and countries to make it impossible for the Ottoman Empire to control them all. A century later, the legacy of European colonization of the Arab world is reflected by its many ongoing conflicts. Sountrack: Decisions Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Be sure to follow CaspianReport on the social media. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/caspianreport Twitter: https://twitter.com/caspianreport LiveLeak: http://www.liveleak.com/c/caspianreport
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This Land is Mine
 
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Reference and original, including an explanation about each character in this video: http://blog.ninapaley.com/2012/10/01/this-land-is-mine/ It tells the story of the wars in the land called Israel/Palestine/Canaan/the Levant, since the cavemen until today, all so musical and poetic. "This Land is Mine" is a video from Nina Paley, originally posted on Vimeo. In the end of this video appear the text "Copying is an Act of Love, please copy and share. copyheart.org". So, here it is. LYRIC: The Exodus Song, "This Land is Mine" (Lyrics by Pat Boone. Sung by Andy Williams) This land is mine God gave this land to me This brave and ancient land to me And when the morning sun Reveals her hills and plains Then I see a land Where children can run free. So take my hand And walk this land with me And walk this lovely land with me Tho' I am just a man When you are by my side With the help of God I know I can be strong. Tho' I am just a man When you are by my side With the help of God I know I can be strong. To make this land our home If I must fight I'll fight to make this land our own. Until I die this land is mine!
Views: 3866871 Lawrence Lagerlof
Conan Visits An Israeli Hospital On The Syrian Border  - CONAN on TBS
 
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While at the Syrian border, Conan visits Ziv Medical Center, a hospital where Israeli doctors are treating wounded Syrians. More CONAN @ http://teamcoco.com/video Team Coco is the official YouTube channel of late night host Conan O'Brien, CONAN on TBS & TeamCoco.com. Subscribe now to be updated on the latest videos: http://bit.ly/W5wt5D For Full Episodes of CONAN on TBS, visit http://teamcoco.com/video Get Social With Team Coco: On Facebook: ‪https://www.facebook.com/TeamCoco‬ On Google+: https://plus.google.com/+TeamCoco/ On Twitter: http://twitter.com/TeamCoco On Tumblr: http://teamcoco.tumblr.com On YouTube: http://youtube.com/teamcoco Follow Conan O'Brien on Twitter: http://twitter.com/ConanOBrien
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Northern Ireland’s Lessons for Israeli-Palestinian Peace
 
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When Northern Ireland’s combatants finally made peace in the 1990s, they did so on a broad foundation of grassroots reconciliation and economic development work, built over more than a decade by the International Fund for Ireland. On March 13, the U.S. Institute of Peace and the Embassy of Ireland will gather former government officials, peacebuilding practitioners and scholars to examine what worked in advancing peace in Northern Ireland—and what lessons might be applied to the difficult process of peacemaking and peacebuilding between Israelis and Palestinians. Former Senator George Mitchell, who served as an envoy in both peace processes, will be the keynote speaker. For more information about this event, visit: https://www.usip.org/events/northern-irelands-lessons-israeli-palestinian-peace Connect with us! Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=usinstituteofpeace Twitter: https://twitter.com/USIP Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/usinstituteofpeace/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/usipeace/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/united-states-institute-of-peace Newsletters: http://www.usip.org/sign-usip-updates The United States Institute of Peace works to prevent, mitigate, and resolve violent conflict around the world. USIP does this by engaging directly in conflict zones and by providing analysis, education, and resources to those working for peace. Created by Congress in 1984 as an independent, nonpartisan, federally funded organization, USIP’s more than 300 staff work at the Institute’s D.C. headquarters, and on the ground in the world’s most dangerous regions.
Geography Now! ISRAEL
 
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Well. This is it. North Korea is going to be a breeze after this. I talked to a lot of Israeli and Palestinian Geograpeeps for help with this video and I tried my best to cover it in a well-rounded format that addresses the controversy head on from each perspective. No matter what, people will get mad, but there's no escaping or avoiding this episode. Here we go. Israel. We now have a Public mailbox! Feel free to send anything via mail! Our public mailbox address is: 1905 N Wilcox ave, #432 Los Angeles CA, 90068 SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1Os7W46 BTS info and tidbits? Check out the Facebook fan page: https://www.facebook.com/GeographyNowFanpage/?fref=ts Twitter: https://twitter.com/geographynow Instagram: http://instagram.com/GeographyNow_Official Become a patron! Donate to help pay for production of GN! Brandon the Cameraman, as well as Ken the graphics guy. You also get exclusive BTS footage, pics/ and access to other perks! Go to: http://patreon.com/GeographyNow WATCH MORE: Countries A to Z: http://bit.ly/1T8Z9JY Europe: http://bit.ly/1YoRaIB ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Welcome to Geography Now! This is the first and only Youtube Channel that actively attempts to cover profiles on every single country of the world. We are going to do them alphabetically so be patient if you are waiting for one that's down the road. CONTACT US if you are from a country that is coming up! Teach us! Email: GeographyLater@gmail.com Stay cool Stay tuned and remember, this is Earth, your home. Learn about it.
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Israel violates Geneva Conventions during Peace Talks
 
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Interesting that Biden's visit to Israel and his strong words about "Settlement" or "Illegal Occupation"(you decide) coincided with General Petraeus' concerns that the Palestinian/Israeli conflict could negatively affect strategic plans for IRAN. Petraeus also stated that Iran's nuclear ambitions have moved "further to the right" as he puts it in the video at 5:17 . With the precedence of the Iraq war and lessons learned, the US Administration could have used these intelligence quotes from few years back for a little perspective. We have high confidence that they have WMD. That is what this war Was about & it is about. And we have high confidence it will be found. --Ari Fleischer, 4/10/2003 "We have Not found stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction. Iraq did not have the weapons that our intelligence believed were there"- July 2004, Bush (Tags)Israel Palestine Gaza "West Bank" Peace War "International Law" Equality IDF Military "Human Rights" Galloway GoldStone Finkelstein Chomsky Occupation Apartheid Genocide Hypocrisy "Foreign Policy" WALL Holocaust LIVNI Netanyahu anti-semitism Dershowitz Goodman Afghanistan Tourism holyland "Geneva Conventions" Obama US Terror UN News Politics Iran "Middle East" settlement settler "Final Status Issues" Lebanon AIPAC
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Arabia after World War I | The 20th century | World history | Khan Academy
 
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Created by Sal Khan. Practice this yourself on Khan Academy right now: https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/world-history/euro-hist/ww1-aftermath/e/ww1-aftermath?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=worldhistory Watch the next lesson: https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/world-history/euro-hist/hitler-nazis/v/initial-rise-of-hitler-and-the-nazis?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=worldhistory Missed the previous lesson? https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/world-history/euro-hist/ww1-aftermath/v/more-detail-on-the-treaty-of-versailles-and-germany?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=worldhistory World history on Khan Academy: From the earliest civilizations to the modern world, geography, religion, trade, and politics have bound peoples and nations together — and torn them apart. Take a journey through time and space and discover the fascinating history behind the complex world we inhabit today. About Khan Academy: Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Our math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. We've also partnered with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content. For free. For everyone. Forever. #YouCanLearnAnything Subscribe to Khan Academy’s World History channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6KRvvmvkCchFMo2EJ-3Arg?sub_confirmation=1 Subscribe to Khan Academy: https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=khanacademy
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🇵🇸 🇮🇱 History suppressed: Censorship in Israel's archives | The Listening Post (Feature)
 
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Sealed in Israel's archives and libraries are troves of Palestinian books, documents, photographs and films that were looted from Palestinian institutions and personal archives by Jewish militias and later, the Israeli military. "This confiscation is a kind of daily struggle that Palestinians face," says Sherene Seikaly, a scholar of Middle Eastern history. "One of the reasons, that these archives are a target, that they're threatening, is because they're really a record of Palestinian social life, and Palestine more broadly." Israeli historian Rona Sela has spent 20 years uncovering Palestinian visual history that has been kept in the dark in Israel's state and military archives. She says the methodical plunder of Palestinians' cultural assets predates the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948, what Palestinians call the 'Nakba' or 'catastrophe.' "The looting and seizure, as far as I found, started in the 1930s in a systematic and organised manner ... by Haganah forces [Zionist paramilitary group]. The seizure intensified, of course, with the Nakba in 1948. I found materials taken in 1967, 1982, 1991 and ... in the last few years." What begins with looting and appropriation, continues with a system of censorship and historical revisionism in the archives. The origin of Palestinian material is often erased and replaced with terminology that fits the archivist's world view. "I saw photos with comments and notes written on them by the censors and archivists. For example, Palestinians are described as 'terrorists', as 'gangs'. Seeing all of that taught me about how the materials go through a process of rewriting to aid or benefit the Zionist narrative," says Sela. "You see a place where the materials are being censored and erased from the public sphere." The suppression of history doesn't only extend to Palestinian material. The Israeli archives also guard state secrets that could reveal details about Israel's treatment of Palestinians. Historians and journalists say the policy of censoring incriminating material in the archives exposes the deep insecurity Israel has about its past, with archivists employed as the 'gatekeepers' of history. "Israel is terrified of the contents of its own archives, and doesn't want its history to be exposed," says Mahmoud Yazbak, a professor at the University of Haifa. "The government's ... aim is to hide the past from researchers in order to prevent it from being part of the present and the future." Palestinians see the censorship as part of a wider trend of physical and cultural erasure that began in 1948 and has continued ever since. Concealing the archival record denies them the tools to communicate their own history, what the Palestinian intellectual and literary theorist Edward Said called "permission to narrate." "The fact that these documents have been taken away from Palestinian hands is a sign of contempt for Palestinian history," says Yazbak. "It's an attempt to suggest Palestinians have no history, no documents, no belongings." The Listening Post's Tariq Nafi looks at the silencing of Palestinian history in Israel's archives. Contributors Sherene Seikaly - associate professor, UC Santa Barbara Rona Sela - Israeli researcher on visual history and lecturer Mahmoud Yazbak - professor, University of Haifa - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ More from The Listening Post on: YouTube - http://aje.io/listeningpostYT Facebook - http://facebook.com/AJListeningPost Twitter - http://twitter.com/AJListeningPost Website - http://aljazeera.com/listeningpost
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Israelis discuss: "Peace in Israel means peace in the Middle East"
 
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This project is made possible by donations from viewers like you. Please donate to the project at: * https://www.paypal.me/coreygilshuster * https://www.patreon.com/askproject . Want to know what Israelis and Palestinians in the Middle East really think about the conflict? Ask a question and I will get answers.
Views: 2510 Corey Gil-Shuster
U.S.  Foreign Wars & Conflicts - Overview
 
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This PowerPoint, with activities, and lesson plans are available @: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Mr-Raymond-Civics-Eoc-Academy This lesson is an overview of U.S. foreign wars and conflicts, with a focus on the government’s response. The conflicts involved include: the Mexican American War, the Spanish American War, World War I & II, the Cold War, Korean Conflict, the Vietnam War, Iran Hostage Crisis, Operation Desert Storm, 9/11, the Iraq & Afghanistan Wars, and “War on Terror.” Students will be provided an overview to consider how the American response to war and conflict has changed over the course of its history. Concepts included are: isolationism, neutrality, war powers of the U.S. government, and the expanding role of the U.S. as the “world’s police force.” Like most of the videos on Mr. Raymond’s Civics EOC Academy this video ends with a review “quiz.” Remember that the PowerPoint in this video as well as a variety of lesson plans and activities are available at Teachers Pay Teachers. Mr. Raymond’s Civics E.O.C. Academy was designed for students taking the Florida Civics End-of-Course (EOC) Exam. However, as many states are implementing Civics Exams, these videos will work for all students of Civics, US Government, and US History. Currently students have to pass a civics state exam in order to graduate in Idaho, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Arizona, North Dakota, Louisiana, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Utah – as well as state social studies tests such as Texas’ STAAR exam, as well as Virginia’s Civics SOL exam. These videos look at all of the civics benchmarks that will be tested on most state civics exams. As a civics teacher I have often looked for civics YouTube video clips to show my students. I hope these videos will serve as a supplement to lessons for civics teachers, US history teachers, US government teachers and their students. While they might be a little basic for AP Government students, they could serve as a refresher of basic concepts and content. I have also thought that these videos could help those who are going to take the naturalization test to become US Citizens. I have also been reached by parents whose children are taking Florida Virtual School’s (FLVS) Civics class. All content in this video is for educational purposes only… ***For noncommercial, educational, and archival purposes under Law of Fair Use as provided in section 107 of the US copyright law. No copyrights infringements intended***
These Israeli Settlers Are Refusing To Leave Gaza
 
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Gaza Strip (2005): Israeli settlers believe they have earned the right to live in Gaza, despite attempts by the authorities to evict them. For similar stories, see: Gaza's Rocket Men: Frontline Of The Israel /Palestine War https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6nLrUg_bzs Are Israeli Soldiers Guilty Of War Crimes In Gaza https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKHaowFEOsw Living With Israel's Illegal West Bank Settlements https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cG9OR2ofBg Subscribe to journeyman for daily uploads: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=journeymanpictures For downloads and more information visit: https://www.journeyman.tv/film/2621/gaza-strip Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/journeymanpictures Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JourneymanVOD https://twitter.com/JourneymanNews Follow us on Instagram: https://instagram.com/journeymanpictures Despite growing political pressure, settlers in Gaza are determined to resist attempts to evict them. The'y’ve vowed to sabotage Ariel Sharon’s disengagement plan. “We will not be driven out. We intend to remain here,” vows settler Moshe Saperstein defiantly. Having lost an arm in the Yom Kippur war and been wounded in a terrorist attack, he’s already fought for the right to live in Gaza. Now, he’s preparing to take on the Government. And he'’s not alone. The settlers’ organisation, Yesha Council, plans to deploy 100,000 settlers to the Gaza strip and West Bank to resist the evictions. “We hope to gain experience from civil disobedience demonstrations all over the globe,” states Yisrael Medad, spokesperson for Yesha Council. They’re also considering ways of combating the wide international support Sharon has gained for his disengagement plan. One option is to send “people to Washington to work on Congress, especially among the right wing, neo-conservatives and Christian Right.” But while the settlers plan their resistance, Palestinians in Gaza are eagerly awaiting their departure. “We want to live in happiness, without any fear and with freedom of movement,” states resident Abu Anwar Ghaly. For now, there is a wary calm in Gaza. But both sides know this peace could easily be shattered. Minoru Films – Ref. 2621 Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world's top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you'll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about.
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The Cold War in Asia: Crash Course US History #38
 
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Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit http://dft.ba/-CCWHDVD to buy a set for your home or classroom. You can directly support Crash Course at https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing this content. In which John Green teaches you about the Cold War as it unfolded in Asia. As John pointed out last week, the Cold War was occasionally hot, and a lot of that heat was generated in Asia. This is starting to sound weird with the hot/cold thing, so let's just say that the United States struggle against communist expansion escalated to full-blown, boots on the ground war in Korea and Vietnam. In both of these cases, the United States sent soldiers to intervene in civil wars that it looked like communists might win. That's a bit of a simplification, but John will explain it all to you. Hey teachers and students - Check out CommonLit's free collection of reading passages and curriculum resources to learn more about the events of this episode. While The Vietnam War was happening very far away from home, it had a major impact on American soldiers and civilians: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/introduction-to-the-vietnam-war Americans with televisions had the war broadcasted right into their living rooms, leading to an immense Vietnam War resistance effort: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/resistance-to-the-vietnam-war Subbable Message! Patreon subscribers can choose a message in the video info as their perk. Here's this week's: To Ellen, from Charles: I love you, you are the best. Arrr. Follow us! @thecrashcourse @realjohngreen @crashcoursestan @raoulmeyer
Views: 2531871 CrashCourse
Why No One Wants to Mess With Israel’s Air Force
 
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Military update news : Why No One Wants to Mess With Israel’s Air Force Before Comment , please connect your tongue to your brain Translate My Video : Visit : http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?tab=2&c=UCIgX9iz-QcvOvvVPiwM-uDg Visit me here : https://twitter.com/MiliterDunia www.TribunIndo.Comm Other Videos : ----✪ Terrible Technology Of Stealth Fighter F-35, NightMare For Russian https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNsn_Z3IO5I ----SR-71Supersonic Blackbird With Terrible Technology (Nightmare TO Russian) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPRf4TIje9w Contact US Here : twitter : https://twitter.com/MiliterDunia Google Plus : https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/102076996241966347648/+MilitaryUpdateNews facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DetikMiliter/ tumblr : http://militaryops.tumblr.com/ pinterest : https://id.pinterest.com/MIlitaryUpdate/
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The Cold War: Crash Course US History #37
 
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Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit http://dft.ba/-CCWHDVD to buy a set for your home or classroom. You can directly support Crash Course at https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing this content. In which John Green teaches you about the Cold War, which was the decades long conflict between the USA and the USSR. The Cold War was called cold because of the lack of actual fighting, but this is inaccurate. There was plenty of fighting, from Korea to Viet Nam to Afghanistan, but we'll get into that stuff next week. This week we'll talk about how the Cold War started. In short it grew out of World War II. Basically, the Soviets occupied eastern Europe, and the US supported western Europe. This setup would spill across the world, with client states on both sides. It's all in the video. You should just watch it. Hey teachers and students - Check out CommonLit's free collection of reading passages and curriculum resources to learn more about the events of this episode. The Cold War spanned over four decades of American history, beginning with the paranoia of McCarthyism, a political witch hunt for communists: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/mccarthyism President Kennedy delivered an Inaugural Address during the height of the Cold War, initiating a space race: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/president-kennedy-s-inaugural-address President Kennedy also oversaw Cuba's emergence as a Cold War rival of the United States: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/cold-war-rivals-cuba-and-the-united-states
Views: 2798863 CrashCourse
Who Started World War I: Crash Course World History 210
 
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In which John Green teaches you WHY World War I started. Or tries to anyway. With this kind of thing, it's kind of hard to assign blame to any one of the nations involved. Did the fault lie with Austria-Hungary? Germany? Russia? Julius Caesar? One thing we can say for sure is that you can't blame the United States of America for this one. Woohoo! Well, you can hardly blame the US. You can directly support Crash Course at https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing this content.
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Israel's War on Journalism
 
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While mainstream international media largely turns a blind eye to the dramatic footage, the Palestinian press continues to cover the Third Intifada. Often, this has resulted in journalists becoming part of the story they are trying to tell.
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Palestinian chief negotiator: Peace process arms us for war
 
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http://www.palwatch.org/main.aspx?fi=472&fld_id=474&doc_id=2430 Chief Palestinian negotiator for the 1993 Oslo Accords Nabil Shaath states at a closed meeting in 1996 that the Palestinian side never intended to seriously work towards peace. Rather, the Palestinian strategy was to pursue the peace process with Israel only as long as Palestinian demands were being met. As soon as Israel ceased meeting Palestinian demands, the PA plan was to revert to terror, this time armed with weapons supplied by Israel during the peace process (given to Palestinian police force in order to fight Palestinian terror). This is an example of PA duplicity, in which the PA claims to genuinely pursue peace, when it in fact takes advantage of times of peace and negotiations to pursue war against Israel. Transcript: Nabil Shaath, chief PLO negotiator for 1993 Oslo Accords: "We decided to begin liberating our homeland step by step. This is the strategy. It is now impossible for the peace process to stop, for if it does, all the acts of violence will return to Israel. We say: Should Israel continue - no problem. And so we honor the peace treaties and non-violence, so long as the agreements are fulfilled step by step. (But) if and when Israel says "enough", namely - "we won't discuss Jerusalem, we won't return refugees, we won't dismantle settlements, we won't withdraw to the borers", in that case it is saying that we will return to violence. But this time, it will be with 30,000 armed Palestinian soldiers and in a land with elements of freedom. I'm the first one to call for it. If we get to a deadlock we shall return to the fighting and struggle, as we have fought for 40 years or more." [Jan. 1996]
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Rashid Khalidi "Brokers of Deceit"
 
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This event was recorded on Friday, April 5 at Politics & Prose bookstore in Washington, D.C. For more information, go to: http://www.politics-prose.com/event/book/rashid-khalidi-brokers-of-deceit Brokers of Deceit: How the U.S. Has Undermined Peace in the Middle East, by Rashid Khalidi In his seventh book on the Middle East, Khalidi, Columbia professor of modern Arab studies, looks closely at the American role in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Focusing on the 1982 Reagan Plan, the Madrid Peace Conference a decade later, and Obama's shifting position on Israel's settlements, Khalidi argues that the U.S. has impeded, not furthered, an agreement.
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World War II Part 1: Crash Course US History #35
 
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You can directly support Crash Course at https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing this content. In which John Green teaches you about World War II, a subject so big, it takes up two episodes. This week, John will teach you how the United States got into the war, and just how involved America was before Congress actually declared war. John will actually talk a little about the military tactics involved, and he'll get into some of the weaponry involved, specifically the huge amount of aerial bombing that characterized the war, and the atomic bombs that ended the war in the Pacific. Hey teachers and students - Check out CommonLit's free collection of reading passages and curriculum resources to learn more about the events of this episode. Americans entered World War II after the attack on Pearl Harbor: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/the-attack-on-pearl-harbor A call for soldiers led to an early civil rights victory, the Tuskegee Airmen: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/tuskegee-airmen America led the invasion of Normandy that would end the war, and American troops helped to liberate surviving Jews from Nazi concentration camps throughout Europe: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/liberation-of-nazi-concentration-camps Follow us! @thecrashcourse @realjohngreen @crashcoursestan @raoulmeyer @br8dybrunch
Views: 2694695 CrashCourse
The Seven Years War and the Great Awakening: Crash Course US History #5
 
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In which John Green teaches you about the beginnings of the American Revolution in a video titled The Seven Years War. Confusing? Maybe. John argues that the Seven Years War, which is often called the French and Indian War in the US, laid a lot of the groundwork for the Revolution. More confusing? Why does this war have two names? Why were the French and Indians fighting each other? The Seven Years war was actually a global war that went on for nine years. I think I'm having trouble making this clear. Anyway, the part of this global war that happened in North America was the French and Indian War. The French and Indian tribes were the force opposing the British, so that's the name that stuck. Let's get away from this war, as it makes my head hurt. Other stuff was going on in the colonies in the 18th century that primed the people for revolution. One was the Great Awakening. Religious revival was sweeping the country, introducing new ideas about religion and how it should be practiced. At the same time thinkers like John Locke were rethinking the relationship between rulers and the ruled. So in this highly charged atmosphere, you can just imagine what would happen if the crown started trying to exert more control over the colonies. The colonists would probably just rise up, right? We'll see what happens next week. Read the Mystery Document in its entirety in the Minutes of the Provincial Province of Pennsylvania Vol. IX: http://dft.ba/-PennProvinceMinutes Hey teachers and students - Check out CommonLit's free collection of reading passages and curriculum resources to learn more about the events of this episode. Learn about how the European struggle for dominance throughout the French and Indian War impacted natives in North America: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/french-and-indian-war Follow us! @thecrashcourse @realjohngreen @crashcoursestan @raoulmeyer @saysdanica @thoughtbubbler Like us! http://www.facebook.com/youtubecrashcourse Look at this! thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support CrashCourse on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse
Views: 2877077 CrashCourse
Israeli, Palestinian Negotiators Make Plan for Regular Peace Talks
 
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas plan to meet again in less than two weeks following Mideast peace talks in Washington. Their meeting Thursday was the first direct talks between the two sides in nearly two years.
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GOOD WAR, BAD PEACE? Ft. Saeb Erekat, Secretary-General of the Palestinian Liberation Organization
 
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An old Yiddish proverb has it that a bad peace is better than a good war, which is hard to argue with unless it serves as an excuse for the absence of a good peace. After decades of fruitless talks, is a solution still attainable in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict? To discuss this, Oksana is joined by Saeb Erekat, the Secretary-General of the Palestinian Liberation Organization. Write to Worlds Apart! worldsapart [at] rttv.ru Follow Worlds Apart on Twitter http://twitter.com/WorldsApart_RT Like Worlds Apart on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/WorldsApart.RT +1 Worlds Apart on Google+ https://www.google.com/+WorldsApartRT Listen to us on SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/rttv/sets/worlds-apart Like RT on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow RT on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow RT on Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RT RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios.
Views: 1896 WorldsApaRT
Palestine the Holy Land | Lesson 3 |
 
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Palestine is a beloved and sacred land for the muslims. The land that was the original direction of the qiblah. The zionist jews have occupied this land and are in continuous battle and attack on the gaza strip. Their ultimate plan is to make muslims forget about palestine, but it will always be in our hearts.
Views: 1834 Islamic Media
This Burning Land extended trailer
 
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Greg Myre and Jennifer Griffin, journalists who are husband and wife, arrived in Jerusalem in 1999 with plans to begin a family and hopes of witnessing a historic Middle East peace deal. They soon found themselves raising two young daughters while covering the worst fighting ever between Israelis and Palestinians. In "This Burning Land," Myre, a former New York Times reporter, and Griffin, a Fox News correspondent, show readers how the conflict has changed dramatically over the past decade. They witness the pivotal events and delve into the thinking that motivates some Palestinians to be suicide bombers and others to work as informants for Israel's security forces. They travel to isolated West Bank outposts where Israeli settlers vow never to relinquish the land, and accompany young Israeli troops as they stage midnight raids in militant strongholds. They weave these stories together to addresses the fundamental paradox at the core of the conflict. Israel is stronger than it's ever been, with a vibrant society, a flourishing economy and a powerful military. Yet it cannot find a way to end the feud with the Palestinians. In turn, the world supports the Palestinian dream of statehood, and yet no such state is likely to emerge soon.
Views: 3218 ThisBurningLandMedia
The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and the U.S.:  Negotiation Lessons and Possibilities
 
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A panel discussion with Tzipi Livni, co-leader of the Zionist Union Party and former Minister of Foreign Affairs, State of Israel, and Dennis Ross, Counselor at the Washington Institute and formerly President Clinton's Envoy for Middle East Peace. Moderated by Robert H. Mnookin, Samuel Williston Professor of Law, and Chair of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. Co-sponsored by: Harvard Hillel; the Jewish Law Student Association, Harvard Law School; the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School; the Center for Jewish Studies, Harvard University; and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University.
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Noam Chomsky & Victor Kattan - Why History Matters - Israel/Palestine 6/7
 
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Given the volume of writing on the Arab-Israeli conflict, "you might think that everything has been said," says Noam Chomsky. But Victor Kattan's new book, Coexistence to Conquest: International Law and the Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, takes a fresh look at the prehistory of the dispute, as well as the evolution of international law and its import for the establishment of a Jewish state in Palestine, says Chomsky. While he is familiar with much of the material in this account, Chomsky also notes episodes in Kattan's narrative that open up new, "sordid chapters" in these "convoluted, complex, often painful historical events." Kattan set out to explore how the conflict began, and so pored over the writing of scores of European political figures, and leaders of Zionist and Arab nationalist movements of the late 19th and 20th centuries. His key insight: Neither Arabs nor Jews were to blame for triggering hostilities, but rather Britain, and the other major powers. Kattan argues that anti-Semitism, which welled up during a period of collapsing colonial empires, motivated British actions that led to a Jewish homeland in Palestine, and paved the way for trouble over decades to the current time. In the 19th century, Jews viciously persecuted in Russia began flooding Western Europe, especially Britain, where many thousands more embarked to the U.S. America and Britain were the promised land to the Jews, says Kattan -- not Palestine. But British distaste for these immigrants soon led to plans for diverting the unwanted foreigners to an alternative location. In the early 1900s, Kattan describes documents authored by British statesmen, and by such early Zionist leaders as Theodor Herzl, arguing that Britain's Jewish immigration "problem" could be solved by finding Jews a homeland in Palestine. Kattan even cites U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis endorsing such a solution. Anti-immigrant fervor, says Kattan, led to the Balfour Declaration of 1917, describing Britain's intention to facilitate a Jewish homeland in Palestine. This was a compromised piece of diplomacy, suggests Kattan, ushering in an era of unending disputes and hostility. Key issues the British sidestepped or muddied, says Kattan, included promises made to Arabs for their own independent kingdom, and the principle of self-determination, emergent in international law, which would have acknowledged the claims of the Arab majority in the lands carved out for the Jews. While Britain bore the largest share in creating the Middle East mess -- with its many vital interests in the region -- Kattan says that other nations were complicit, entangled as they were by immigration and independence movements and their own strategic influence. Kattan follows this sorry tale through the Second World War and Israel's founding, describing repeated failed attempts to reach a settlement between Arabs and Jews over a shared homeland. But due to a conflict set in motion so many years before, a "culture of blame" now exists that will likely prevent agreement, particularly, says Kattan, "as long as Israeli settlements expand."
Views: 895 Peter Pan
Why America? Mass Shootings & White Nationalism Share Roots
 
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Since October 2017, America experienced three of the deadliest mass shootings in modern history. This epidemic coincides with a frightening resurgence of white nationalism. Sometimes the two trends overlap. But why here? Both phenomena can be explained by a common historical thread—to unravel it Abby Martin sits down with indigenous scholar Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz to discuss her latest book “Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment”. Empire Files is now produced by your donations! Keep us going on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/empirefiles or GoFundMe: https://www.gofundme.com/keep-empire-files-going FOLLOW // @EmpireFiles // @AbbyMartin LIKE // https://www.facebook.com/TheEmpireFiles
Views: 24866 Empire Files
General Petraeus' Affair, Hamas and Israel War, Fiscal Cliff and More: Weekly News Wrap-Up
 
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http://usawatchdog.com/weekly-news-wrap-up-11-16-12/ - There is ongoing closed door testimony in Congress with many who should have known we had a security problem in Libya. Petraeus testifies today. Hamas and Israel are nearing all-out war. This week, the Israeli military killed the top military leader in a Gaza missile strike. The Israelis are calling it "Operation Pillar of Defense." Hamas says it "has opened the gates of Hell." Big tax increases and spending cuts will automatically take place if the two parties cannot reach a compromise on the "Fiscal Cliff." Ron Paul gave his final speech to Congress this week, and he is stepping down after nearly two dozen years in office. Join Greg Hunter of USAWatchdog.com as he analyzes these stories and more in the Weekly News Wrap-Up.
Views: 4173 Greg Hunter
1973 Arab Israeli war  Impact still felt 40 years on
 
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Forty years ago this week the armies of Syria and Egypt launched a surprise attack on Israel and the impact was felt around the world. The armies of the Arab nations attacked on Yom Kippur when Israel was shut down for the holiest day in the Jewish calendar but after early successes they were defeated. Middle East Correspondent Kevin Connolly has been back to the battlefields of the war of 1973.
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The Constitution, the Articles, and Federalism: Crash Course US History #8
 
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In which John Green teaches you about the United States Constitution. During and after the American Revolutionary War, the government of the new country operated under the Articles of Confederation. While these Articles got the young nation through its war with England, they weren't of much use when it came to running a country. So, the founding fathers decided try their hand at nation-building, and they created the Constitution of the United States, which you may remember as the one that says We The People at the top. John will tell you how the convention came together, some of the compromises that had to be made to pass this thing, and why it's very lucky that the framers installed a somewhat reasonable process for making changes to the thing. You'll learn about Shays' Rebellion, the Federalist Papers, the elite vs rabble dynamic of the houses of congress, and start to find out just what an anti-federalist is. Hey teachers and students - Check out CommonLit's free collection of reading passages and curriculum resources to learn more about the events of this episode.Founding Fathers debated over how to govern the new nation, beginning with the Articles of Confederation: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/articles-of-confederation When the Founding Fathers finally wrote the Constitution, they realized that they needed to add The Bill of Rights to get citizens on board with the new government: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/the-bill-of-rights Follow us: http://www.twitter.com/thecrashcourse http://www.twitter.com/realjohngreen http://www.twitter.com/raoulmeyer http://www.twitter.com/crashcoursestan http://www.twitter.com/saysdanica http://www.twitter.com/thoughtbubbler Support CrashCourse on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse
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Taxes & Smuggling - Prelude to Revolution: Crash Course US History #6
 
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In which John Green teaches you about the roots of the American Revolution. The Revolution did not start on July 4, 1776. The Revolutionary War didn't start on July 4 either. (as you remember, I'm sure, the Revolution and the Revolutionary War are not the same thing) The shooting started on April 19, 1775, at Lexington and/or Concord, MA. Or the shooting started with the Boston Massacre on March 5, 1770. At least we can pin down the Declaration of Independence to July 4, 1776. Except that most of the signers didn't sign until August 2. The point is that the beginning of the Revolution is very complex and hard to pin down. John will lead you through the bramble of taxes, royal decrees, acts of parliament, colonial responses, and various congresses. We'll start with the end of the Seven Years War, and the bill that the British ran up fighting the war. This led to taxes on colonial trade, which led to colonists demanding representation, which led to revolution. It all seems very complicated, but Crash Course will get you through it in about 12 minutes. Turn on the captions. You'll like them! Hey teachers and students - Check out CommonLit's free collection of reading passages and curriculum resources to learn more about the events of this episode. Many events paved the road to American Independence from England: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/the-road-to-american-independence England’s taxation on American colonists led to the famous 1773 Boston Tea Party: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/give-me-liberty-or-give-me-death-speech And in 1775, Patrick Henry delivered a speech that rallied Virginias to form a militia against Britain: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/a-participant-s-first-hand-account-of-the-boston-tea-party Follow us! @thecrashcourse @realjohngreen @crashcoursestan @raoulmeyer @saysdanica @thoughtbubbler Like us! http://www.facebook.com/youtubecrashcourse Look at this! thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support CrashCourse on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse
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Israeli-Palestinian Peace: Opportunities and Risks
 
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Skip ahead to main speaker at 3:45 Daniel Sherman is a strategic and organizational consultant focusing on peace and development issues. He served as a Senior General Staff officer in the Israel Defense Forces' Strategic Planning Division where he worked on the peace process and Israel’s defense-oriented international relations (completing reserve duty with the rank of major); developed social welfare programs for disadvantaged Jewish communities in central and eastern Europe with the Joint Distribution Committee; worked on strategic planning and leadership development at the Mandel Foundation; and was International Relations Director for the Israeli human rights organization, B’Tselem, where he was responsible for engagement with diplomats and international policy makers. He lectures regularly in the United States, Europe and Israel on subjects such as Israeli-Palestinian relations, the political process, Israeli civil society and the changing Middle East. He provides briefings to diplomats (including in the US State Department) and to the senior management of international NGO’s, and he facilitates discussions with faith-based leaders on engagement with peace and justice issues in the Middle East. He has lectured at Israel’s National Defense College and has participated in conferences in Israel’s Knesset. Daniel recently launched Yuvalim, an innovative project that promotes peace and shared society in Israel by linking communal networks with visionary Israeli leaders and with outstanding organizations working to solve Jewish-Arab and Israeli-Palestinian conflicts. Daniel made aliya from the United States in 1990 and lives in Modi'in, Israel with his wife and two children. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, writing and sea-kayaking. Respondent: Shany Mor Moderator: Professor David C. Jacobson Co-sponsored by Judaic Studies.
Anti-Zionist Israeli activists demonstrate at the other side of the Gaza fence
 
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“Return”, a group of Israeli and international anti-Zionist activists protested on the east side of the Gaza fence in solidarity with the Great March of Return. They raised the Palestinian flag so that demonstrators in besieged Gaza could see it. They also carried a banner in Arabic reading “Jews for Return”. The Israeli and international demonstrators were assaulted and arrested by the Israeli military and police. Hours later they were released from the Netivot police station. At the same time, one Palestinian demonstrator, 25 years old Ahmed Atallah, was killed by an Israeli sharpshooter. The next morning, 15 years old Muath Ziad al-Suri succumbed to injuries he sustained during the Friday demonstration. Additionally, about 220 people were injured, many from live ammunition. According to health officials in Gaza, this brings the number of slain protestors to at least 153 and injured to more than 16,000 since the weekly protests began on March 30. “We were beaten and abused by the Israeli military today but it is nothing compared to the violence Gazans face on a daily basis,” said Omer upon his release from police custody. “We will continue to do whatever we can to subvert this violent and horrific siege, and work for justice.” https://schwarczenberg.com/anti-zionist-israeli-activists-demonstrate-at-the-other-side-of-the-gaza-fence/
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Politics & History : About the UN's Recognition of Israel
 
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The U.N.'s recognition of Israel came after many years of violence and discussion about separating the Palestinian and Israeli states following World War I, World War II and the Arab Israeli wars. Learn how the prime minister of Israel declared independence and was recognized by the United States and the USSR with information from a political science specialist in this free video on history. Expert: Arielle Reid Bio: Arielle Reid received a Master of Arts degree in political science in 2007 from Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. Filmmaker: Paul Volniansky
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Israeli Airstrike on Iraqi Nuclear Reactor 1981
 
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Israeli Airstrike on Iraqi Nuclear Reactor 1981
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