Palestinians suffer daily horrors as the United States supports its ally Israel, as does the United Kingdom and the European Union.
As Israel intensifies its bombing of Gaza, US military and political support remains strong.
But could this war – which has caused such a humanitarian catastrophe – lead to broader regional instability?
Has that been the intention? And what role does Washington play?
Presenter: Sami Zeidan
Daniel Levy – President of the US/Middle East Project and former advisor to the office of former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak
Nicholas Noe – Director of the Exchange Foundation in Beirut
HA Hellyer: Senior Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute for Defense and Security Studies in London and Non-Resident Scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC