Israel & the Palestinians: Guide to Critical Analysis

June 2018
Points of View: Israel & the Palestinians;3/1/2016, p4
This article offers a critical guide to the controversial conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. The article discusses criteria in understanding the issue, such as distinguishing between fact and opinion and recognizing point and counterpoint arguments. Also presented are exercises that help the reader further analyze the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, such as a debate or a critical essay, for the purpose of developing and effectively arguing a personal perspective.


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