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Tribes & Traitors: What Happens When You Empathize with the Enemy?

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What Happens When You Empathize With The Enemy

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The grief-stricken Palestinian mother of 1-year-old Abdulrahamn Abed al-Nabi carries his body after he was killed in an Israeli military strike along with their cousin, 3-year-old Hadi Abed al-Nabi. Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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