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Special Podcast: Retrospective on Hamas and Israel

By IQ2US Staff — July 11, 2014

Rising tensions between Israel and Hamas have come to a head this week with a dramatic eruption of conflict along the Gaza strip, making a debate we held back in 2006, less than a year after Hamas won a majority vote in the Palestinian parliament, all the more relevant today.

The motion being debated that night was: A Democratically Elected Hamas Is Still A Terrorist Organization. The debate, held in front of a live audience in New York City, lasted well over an hour. We’ve culled a sample from each teams’ opening statements to give you a sense of their core arguments.

 

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