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What’s Driving Renewed Israeli-Palestinian Violence?

Ask Israeli and Palestinian analysts what triggered the latest spate of violence and you can expect conflicting answers. “That would be the end-of-July burning of the Dawabsheh family’s house in the West Bank town of Duma,” said Palestinian human rights lawyer Diana Buttu. “That’s when the 18-month-old baby was killed and then its parents died over the next three weeks.” But Israeli political analyst and Knesset insider Jeremy Man Saltan cites a different catalyst. “The October 1...

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