Simple Guide to War in the Middle East

I borrowed this pictorial from Slate, which oversimplifies the warring factions in the Middle East.
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The summary here is that there are no good guys and bad guys here, but there is a range of conflicting beliefs and desired outcomes that are at odds with one another.

If this summary suffices, feel free to stop here. I encourage all three of you readers to use this as a starting point that will lead you to more thorough explanations of peace in the Middle East, or lack thereof.

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