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[On 7 July 2014 Israel launched Operation Protective Edge (OPE), its most devastating assault on the Gaza Strip since the 1967 June War. Nathan Thrall, Senior Analyst with the International Crisis Group (http://www.crisisgroup.org) who regularly conducts research in the Gaza Strip, reflects on the ramifications of this conflict one year later. This instalment of Quick Thoughts is the first of a series Jadaliyya is conducting with Crisis Group Middle East ...Keep Reading »
Nathan Thrall is a Senior Analyst with the Middle East and North Africa Program of the International Crisis Group, for which he covers Gaza, Israel, Jordan and the West Bank. His writing has appeared in Foreign Affairs, GQ, The London Review of Books,The New Republic, The New York Review of Books, and The New York Times. A contributing editor at Tablet Magazine and a former member of the editorial staff of The New York Review of Books, he appears frequently in print and broadcast media, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, theFinancial Times, Al-Jazeera, the BBC, Democracy Now!, NPR, and CNN. He received a BA from the College of Creative Studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara and an MA in politics from Columbia University. He lives in Jerusalem.
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