Weighing the Effects of the Jericho Prison Raid An Israeli raid on a prison in the Palestinian city of Jericho worsens a tense situation in the Middle East. While Israelis celebrated, the raid set off kidnappings, demonstrations, strikes and violence in the Palestinian territories.
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Weighing the Effects of the Jericho Prison Raid

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Weighing the Effects of the Jericho Prison Raid

Weighing the Effects of the Jericho Prison Raid

Weighing the Effects of the Jericho Prison Raid

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An Israeli raid on a prison in the Palestinian city of Jericho worsens a tense situation in the Middle East. While Israelis celebrated, the raid set off kidnappings, demonstrations, strikes and violence in the Palestinian territories.

Guests:

Amos Harel, reporter for Ha'aretz

Mohammed Yaghi, executive director of the Palestinian Center for Mass Communication and a columnist for al-Ayyam

Jordi Raich, head of the Mission of the International Committee of the Red Cross in the Occupied Territories

Hirsh Goodman, senior research associate, Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies, Tel Aviv University ; political columnist for the Jerusalem Report

Robert Malley, director of the International Crisis Group's Middle East program