Palestine and the 2023 Israel Hamas War

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Israel is land perhaps more fought over than any other. On 7 October 2023, Palestinian militant groups[ led by Hamas launched a large-scale invasion against Israel from the Gaza Strip. The Israeli counteroffensive includes numerous airstrikes and has been widely supported by western powers.

This concise course will take a historical and then philosophical analysis of this new conflict as we tease out several  influences, issues and complexities, including matters of justification, escalation, occupation, and terrorism.