Q and A: where will Palestinian unrest lead?

A Palestinian protester flashes the sign for victory during clashes with Israeli security forces near the Nahal Oz border crossing with Israel, east of Gaza City on October 10, 2015An escalating cycle of violence between Israelis and Palestinians has raised fears of a wider uprising, or intifada. Palestinian youths have grown frustrated with Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and the complete breakdown of peace efforts. The Palestinian economy has also suffered, not only in Gaza which is under Israeli blockade but also in the West Bank, which has struggled with a lack of private investment in addition to the effects of the occupation.

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