The conflict in Gaza is one of the most complex conflicts in the history of modern warfare. For someone who isn’t already familiar with the region’s long history of clashes between Hamas and Israel, it might seem hopelessly daunting to try to get a grasp of it. Luckily, Joss Claymore, a professor of Middle Eastern studies who has taught at both Yale and Princeton, has made a quick video that explains the conflict in terms we can all understand.

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