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PRISMS OF THE PAST, PRISONS OF THE PRESENT: THINKING HISTORICALLY
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PRISMS OF THE PAST, PRISONS OF THE PRESENT: THINKING HISTORICALLY

What does it mean to think historically? Do we see the past as an unchanging entity, standing alone through the annals of time? Or are we constantly re-interpreting it through the prisms of the present? At what point should history

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History of the Jews – summary from 750 BC to Israel-Palestine conflict
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History of the Jews – summary from 750 BC to Israel-Palestine conflict

A century ago, a conflict arose which would quickly become one of the most complex and controversial in the world. A conflict between two very different people for the same territory. To understand its origins, let’s retrace the history of

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Israeli settlements, explained | Settlements Part I
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Israeli settlements, explained | Settlements Part I

This is me driving in what I think is one of the most bizarre places in the world. I just crossed over from Israel into the West Bank. If you look at a map of where I am right now,

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PBS NewsHour full episode September 12, 2019
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PBS NewsHour full episode September 12, 2019

AMNA NAWAZ: Good evening. I’m Amna Nawaz. Judy Woodruff is away. On the “NewsHour” tonight: Ten take the stage. What to look for as the Democratic presidential hopefuls face off again in tonight’s debate. Then: on the front lines. The

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Conflict Minerals, Rebels and Child Soldiers in Congo
Russian attack on Ukrainian ships sparks global condemnation
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Russian attack on Ukrainian ships sparks global condemnation

JUDY WOODRUFF: A confrontation between Ukrainian and Russian vessels on the high seas has launched a new and unpredictable phase in their conflict. Late today, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo condemned Russia’s actions, saying they represent — quote — “a

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Israel-Palestine conflict – summary from 1917 to present
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Israel-Palestine conflict – summary from 1917 to present

One hundred years ago began a regional conflict that would quickly become one of the world’s most complex and controversial A conflict between two very different people for the same territory. To better understand its reasons and underlying issues, let’s

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A history of the Kashmir conflict | The Economist
VICE News Daily: Ukrainian Gay Rights March Attacked by Opponents
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VICE News Daily: Ukrainian Gay Rights March Attacked by Opponents

[Applause] it’s Monday June 8th and here’s some of the news fee on the headlines saudi-led airstrikes continue to hit Yemen’s capital city Sanaa on Sunday at least 44 people were killed on a strike at the main Army Headquarters

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