The Arab-Israeli Conflict

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  • Edition: 2nd
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  • Copyright: 2008-07-10
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Provides a clear and concise introduction to a complex topic - covering the period from the origins of the troubles in the late nineteenth century to the current peace process and its difficulties, this is the ideal introductory text for students seeking to understand one of the world's most bitter conflicts. #xA0;

Author Biography

Kirsten E. Schulze is senior lecturer in the Department of International History at the London School of Economics. Her recent publications include Israel’s Covert Diplomacy in Lebanon (1997) and The Jews of Lebanon: Between Coexistence and Conflict (2004) as well as articles on Israeli-Lebanese relations in the 1950s, Israel’s 1982 invasion of Lebanon, and the al-Aqsa Intifada.

Table of Contents

Author's acknowledgementsp. xi
Publisher's acknowledgementsp. xii
Chronologyp. xiii
Who's whop. xxi
Glossaryp. xxvi
Mapsp. xxxi
Backgroundp. 1
The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflictp. 3
Zionism and Arab Nationalismp. 3
The Impact of the First World Warp. 5
British Policy and the Palestine Mandatep. 6
The Inter-war Periodp. 7
The Impact of the Second World Warp. 9
The British Withdrawal from Palestinep. 11
Wars and Peacep. 13
The 1948 Warp. 15
The First Arab-Israeli Warp. 15
The Palestinian Refugee Problemp. 17
Peace Negotiationsp. 19
The 1956 Suez-Sinai Campaignp. 22
The 1952 Egyptian Coupp. 22
Israeli-Egyptian Tensionsp. 23
The Israeli Foreign and Defence Policy Debatep. 25
British-French-Israeli Collaborationp. 26
The Results of the Warp. 30
The 1967 Six Day Warp. 32
The Creation of the Palestine Liberation Organizationp. 33
On the Brink of Warp. 34
The Six Day Warp. 36
The Aftermath of the Warp. 37
The 1973 October Warp. 39
The War of Attritionp. 39
The Palestinian Revival and Black Septemberp. 40
Syro-Egyptian Plans for Warp. 41
The 'Surprise' Attackp. 43
Consequences of the Warp. 45
The Egyptian-Israeli Peace Processp. 47
Disengagementp. 47
The 1977 Likud Victoryp. 49
The Camp David Accordsp. 52
Implications of Peacep. 53
The 1982 Lebanon Warp. 55
The Lebanese Civil Warp. 55
Limited Israeli Interventionp. 56
Operation Peace for Galileep. 57
The Failures of Operation Peace for Galileep. 59
The 1983 May 17th Agreementp. 60
Repercussions of the Invasionp. 61
The Intifadap. 64
The PLO after 1982p. 64
The Intifadap. 67
Israeli Reactionp. 69
The Creation of Hamasp. 72
The Middle East Peace Processp. 75
From Madrid to the Second Intifada: Israeli-Palestinian Negotiationsp. 77
The Madrid Conference and Framework for Peacep. 77
The Oslo Process, 1992-99p. 78
Palestinian Institutions and Society, 1996-99p. 80
The 2000 Camp David Summitp. 82
The Second Intifadap. 83
Israel's Responsep. 85
Peace Initiatives, 2000-07p. 88
Whither the Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations?p. 90
Israel, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon, 1994-2007p. 93
Peace with Jordanp. 93
Negotiations with Syria, 1994-95p. 94
Lebanon First, 1996-99p. 96
Israeli-Syrian Negotiations, 1999-2000p. 97
The 2006 Lebanon Warp. 99
Whither the Syrian-Israeli Negotiations?p. 101
Assessmentp. 105
Towards Conflict Resolutionp. 107
Documentsp. 113
From the Hussein-McMahon Correspondencep. 114
The Balfour Declaration: 2 November 1917p. 114
From the Sykes-Picot Agreementp. 115
From the Recommendations of the Peel Commission July 1937p. 115
From the MacDonald White Paper: 17 May 1939p. 116
Plan D: 10 March 1948p. 117
From the Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel: 14 May 1948p. 122
From the Cabinet Discussions on the Czech Arms Deal: 4 October 1955p. 122
The Sevres Protocol: 24 October 1956p. 123
From the National Covenant of the Palestine Liberation Organizationp. 124
UNSC Resolution 242: 22 November 1967p. 126
From the Khartoum Summit: 1 September 1967p. 127
UNSC Resolution 338: 22 October 1973p. 128
From Sadat's Announcement to the Egyptian National Assembly: 9 November 1977p. 128
From the Camp David Accords: 17 September 1978p. 129
From the Reagan Fresh Start Initiative: 1 September 1982p. 130
From the Fez Peace Plan: 9 September 1982p. 131
From the Israel-Lebanon Agreement: 17 May 1983p. 132
The Amman Agreement, or Hussein-Arafat Accord: 11 February 1985p. 133
Jordan Relinquishes its Claim to the West Bank: 31 July 1988p. 134
From the Hamas Charter: 18 August 1988p. 134
Palestinian Declaration of Independence: 15 November 1988p. 135
Madrid Conference Letter of Invitation: 18 October 1991p. 137
From the Declaration of Principles: 9 September 1993p. 138
A Performance-Based Roadmap to a Permanent Two-State Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflictp. 139
Israeli-Jordanian Peace Agreement: 26 October 1994p. 145
Further Readingp. 149
Referencesp. 155
Indexp. 167
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