How does Israel compare to failed states? | Inside Story

Israel’s been at a state of near-perpetual war for decades, receives billions of dollars a year in aid and weapons, and breaks international law with its occupation and settlements. It’s now accused of committing war crimes in its war on Gaza.

So is Israel a normal state? Or has it characteristics of a failed state?

Presenter: Cyril Vanier


Ali Abunimah – Co-founder of the Electronic Intifada

Paul Turner – President/Executive Director of Fund For Peace which produces the annual Fragile States Index

Ilan Pappe – Israeli historian, author of ‘The Idea of Israel: A History of Power and Knowledge’

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