Escalating Violence In The Gaza Strip

A man uses a fire extinguisher after a vehicle was targeted in an Israeli airstrike on Gaza City on July 8, 2014. An Israeli air strike on a car in Gaza City killed four people, medics said, taking the death toll for the day to five from Israel's air campaign.   - MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images

A man uses a fire extinguisher after a vehicle was targeted in an Israeli airstrike on Gaza City on July 8, 2014. An Israeli air strike on a car in Gaza City killed four people, medics said, taking the death toll for the day to five from Israel's air campaign.

MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images

Escalating Violence In The Gaza Strip

Israelis and Palestinians trade fire in the Gaza Strip, as rage over the kidnapping and killing of four teenagers has fueled escalating tensions. Please join us to discuss the situation and what US can and cannot do to ease the crisis.

The Israeli military claims it has fired at more than 400 Hamas militant sites in Gaza. More than 32 Palestinians were reportedly killed. In the past few days Hamas militants have launched at least 150 rockets into Israel, some deflected by Israeli militants, but others striking 80 miles from Gaza into Israel. The latest burst of violence is linked to the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teenage boys followed by murder of a Palestinian teenager. Please join us to discuss the crisis and what, if anything, the US can do to defuse the tension.

Guests

Aaron David Miller

vice president and distinguished scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center, and former U.S. Middle East adviser in Republican and Democratic administrations.

Yochi Dreazen

managing editor for news at Foreign Policy and author of the upcoming book "The Invisible Front."

Nadia Bilbassy

senior correspondent, Al Arabiya.

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