Listen to Episode 54 of Slate’s The Gist:
Are all civilians automatically innocent? Today on The Gist, host Mike Pesca debates a Wall Street Journal op-ed from Thane Rosenbaum, senior fellow and director of the NYU Forum on Law, Culture & Society. Plus, Dr. Dalia Gavriely-Nuri, from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, offers translations and insight into Israeli operation names such as Operation Protective Edge and Operation Pillar of Defense. For the Spiel, classics ruined.
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