As the siege on Gaza intensifies, many observers are describing the current Hamas-Israel conflict as a complete overhaul of the region’s status quo. Amjad Iraqi, a senior editor at +972 Magazine, and Michael Sfard, a leading human rights lawyer, join Adam Shatz to discuss the roots and ramifications of the current crisis.

This conversation was recorded on 17 October.

You can find recent pieces on the crisis by Amjad Iraqi, Ahmed Moor and Jo Glanville on the LRB Blog, as well as an open letter with six hundred signatories.

Image shows northern Gaza, from where over a million Palestinians have been told to evacuate by Israel.

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