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9781575000572

The Fifty Years' War

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  • ISBN13:

    9781575000572

  • ISBN10:

    1575000571

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-07-01
  • Publisher: TV Books Inc

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Summary

Drawing on in-depth interviews with politicians, soldiers, and journalists from 16 countries, this book constitutes the first comprehensive, eyewitness account of the history of Israel's relations with its Arab neighbors. Ties in with an upcoming PBS TV series of the same name. Photos & maps.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9(2)
Preface 11(7)
Maps
18(5)
PART 1: Palestine, Egypt, and the New State of Israel 23(46)
Introduction 23(3)
1. The Birth of a Nation
26(12)
2. The Buck Stops Here
38(10)
3. "You Ate Me for Lunch"
48(3)
4. Liaisons in Paris
51(6)
5. Sabotage in Egypt
57(6)
6. The Suez War
63(6)
PART 2: The 1967 War 69(54)
Introduction 69(1)
7. The Gathering Storm
70(11)
8. Eban's Mission
81(7)
9. Eshkol's Black Sunday
88(8)
10. Prelude to War
96(6)
11. War
102(16)
12. Land for Peace
118(5)
PART 3: Sadat's Quest for Peace 123(48)
Introduction 123(2)
13. Changing Camps?
125(7)
14. Courting the West
132(5)
15. The Road to War
137(8)
16. War
145(7)
17. Sadat Astonishes the World
152(7)
18. Negotiating Peace at Camp David
159(12)
PART 4: Homelands 171(46)
Introduction 171(2)
19. The Making of Yasser Arafat
173(7)
20. Black Days
180(11)
21. "A Big Explosion Will Happen in Lebanon"
191(6)
22. Sharon and Gemayel
197(5)
23. War in Lebanon
202(5)
24. Homelands
207(4)
25. Things Fall Apart
211(6)
PART 5: The Road to Madrid 217(56)
Introduction 217(2)
26. Searching for Partners
219(10)
27. Birth of the Intifada
229(9)
28. Arafat's Political Initiative
238(6)
29. Saddam Hussein and the Mother of All Linkages
244(7)
30. The Road to Madrid
251(14)
31. The Madrid Conference
265(8)
PART 6: Peace at Last? 273(42)
Introduction 273(2)
32. Deadlines and Deadlocks
275(3)
33. Secret Talks in Oslo
278(37)
PART 7: Talks with Syria 315(28)
Introduction 315(3)
34. A Vicious Circle
318(13)
35. Giving Peace a Chance
331(8)
36. Netanyahu Takes Over
339(4)
Cast of Characters 343(10)
Notes on Sources 353(2)
Select Bibliography 355(3)
Notes 358(9)
Index 367(9)
About the Authors 376

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