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July 1 is a deadline with the potential to reshape Israel, Palestine, and the rest of the Middle East. That’s when Israel may begin plans to annex parts of the Occupied West Bank — as much as 30 percent. Annexation is illegal under international law and much of the world has condemned it. So why might this controversial move happen now?
In this episode:
Rania Zabaneh (@RZabaneh), Al Jazeera journalist in the Occupied West Bank; Gershom Gorenberg (@GershomG), Israeli historian.
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