Expert on ground assault in Gaza

Humanities, Social Sciences

Why do tensions continually flare up between Israel and the Palestinian territories? Why does it matter to Canadians? The following UVic expert is available to comment on the ground assault launched in the Gaza Strip yesterday and on the long history behind these tensions.

Andrew Wender (Political Science/History) focuses on politics, religion and Middle Eastern history. He can discuss the escalation of religious and political tensions—both historical and current—between Israelis and Palestinians, as well as explore what this month’s situation might mean for the future of the Middle East and global politics in general. (Dr. Wender is available today and Saturday by email at Office: 250-853-3580.)

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Keywords: political science, history, religion, Middle East

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