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Seaports May Be Crux Of Israeli-Palestinian Peace06:12

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The conflict between Israel and Hamas seems to have calmed in between ceasefires.

While Israeli and Palestinian leaders talk peace in Cairo, NPR’s Alice Fordham joins Here & Now's Robin Young to talk about what life is like in Gaza, both inside people’s homes and on the sea, a major point of contention in peace talks.

Meanwhile, in Iraq, the Mosul dam has been captured by ISIS forces. Fordham talks about her trip there earlier this month, and why the insurgents’ hold on the dam could be so detrimental.


This segment aired on August 12, 2014.

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