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In Gaza, more than 225,000 Palestinians are packed into shelters, according to the United Nations.
Most people can't find clean water and Gaza's only power plant has been destroyed in recent days.
Now Israel is indicating there are more phases to come in this conflict.
CNN’s Karl Penhaul reports.
Stephen Hadley, National Security Adviser to President George W. Bush, discusses the Obama administration's response to the conflict in Gaza.
**Hadley serves on the Board of Directors for Raytheon, the principal contractor of the Iron Dome, Israel's missile defense system.
Ambassador Maen Rashid Areikat, Palestinian Representative to the U.S., says Palestinians are in an open air prison as Israel continues bombing Gaza.
Sr. Foreign Policy Adviser to Netanyahu, Dore Gold, discusses the civilians caught in the middle of the violence in Gaza.
For just the third time, ever, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has raised the travel alert to level three, warning against non-essential travel to Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.
The Ebola death toll passed 700 on Thursday, 1,300 people have contracted the virus and it's not showing any signs of slowing down.
The Lead with Jake Tapper draws not only on Tapper’s deep knowledge of politics and national issues, but also seeks to examine and advance stories across a wide range of topics that demonstrate his own curiosities and interests. Compelling headlines come from around the country and the globe, from politics to money, sports to popular culture, based on news drivers of the day.
The Lead with Jake Tapper airs weekdays at 4 p.m. ET.
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