Standort: / Meldung: "Attack and counter-attack"

Joanna Bostock

Reading between the headlines.

9. 7. 2014 - 14:43

Attack and counter-attack

Reality Check: Israeli-Palestinian tensions escalate; Vienna Summer of Logic.

Israel v. Hamas


Smoke rises after an attack of Israeli aircraft in the Gaza Strip, seen from southern Israel.

As the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians continues to escalate, President Obama urges both sides not to act in a spirit of revenge. Israeli has mobilised thousands of troops along the border with the Gaza Strip. What will it take to de-escalate the situation? Analysis from Rosemary Hollis, Professor of Middle East Policy Studies and Director of the Olive Tree Programme at City University in London:

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Vienna Summer of Logic-Logo

VSL 2014 / Anna Petukhova

Vienna Summer of Logic

The “largest event in the history of logic” is bringing some 2,500 mathematicians, computer scientists and experts in artificial intelligence to the Austrian capital, which played a central role in the renaissance of logic at the beginning of the 20th century. Public events include the Logic Lounge, in the Heuer am Karlsplatz. We hear more about the event from Helmuth Veith, professor of computer science at the Technical University of Vienna:

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