A crisis explained: The kidnapping that sparked the latest round in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

June 17, 2014 12:24 PM

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Late last week, three Israeli yeshiva students were kidnapped. Israel, blaming Hamas and the Palestinian Authority, launched a massive operation across the West Bank in an attempt to locate them.

Five days after three yeshiva students were kidnapped in the West Bank and after three days of Israeli arrests across the Palestinian territories, there appears to be no end in sight to the latest crisis to hit this region.

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