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A brief history of the Israel-Palestine conflict

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The Israel-Palestine conflict is often cast as a long-term beef going back thousands of years, and rooted in a clash between religions. And that's not quite true. CrashCourse explains that while religion is involved, the conflict is mostly about two self-determination movements — the Jewish Zionist project and the Palestinian nationalist project — that lay claim to the same territory. 

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