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Why Iraq Is Targeting Israel

Rashid Khalidi, the Associate Director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Chicago, talks about the recent bombing of Tel Aviv by Iraq -- an attack intended to force Israel to establish a Palestinian state. Khalid discusses why many Palestinian Arabs have aligned themselves with Saddam Hussein.


Other segments from the episode on January 23, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, January 23, 1991: Interview with Rashi Khalidi; Interview with Zabya Khamis, Galway Kinnell, and Dan Wasserman.


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