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Palestinians clash with Israeli troops following a protest against the U.S. decision to relocate it's Israeli embassy to Jerusalem, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Monday, May 14, 2018. (Majdi Mohammed/AP)
Palestinians clash with Israeli troops following a protest against the U.S. decision to relocate it's Israeli embassy to Jerusalem, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Monday, May 14, 2018. (Majdi Mohammed/AP)
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President Trump sent a video of congratulations Monday as the new U.S. Embassy in Israel opened in Jerusalem. The opening comes amid Israeli army forces killing more than three dozen Palestinians protesting the embassy, according to the Gaza Health Ministry.

Here & Now's Robin Young gets perspective on the violence from Rami Khouri (@RamiKhouri), professor at the American University of Beirut and a senior fellow at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.

This segment aired on May 14, 2018.

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