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Israel is facing a dangerous confluence of events. Plus a new Ebola outbreak, what Trump voters need to know, and more.
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Rising Tensions: After months of escalating clashes with Iran in Syria, Israel is facing a confluence of events—including President Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear agreement, a fraught anniversary in Jerusalem, the relocation of the U.S. embassy, and protests on the Israeli border with the Gaza Strip. Some experts fear that this is a recipe for violence. Avi Issacharoff asks: “Is a major war ahead?”

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is of the deadly virus. On The outbreak comes just as Tim Ziemer, the highly respected senior director for global health security and biodefense on the U.S. National Security Council, announced that he’s departing the White House.

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