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Title:
The Arab-Israeli conflict
Author:
Fraser, T. G.
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Edition:
Second edition.
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New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2004]

©2004
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xiv, 190 pages : map ; 22 cm.
Language:
English
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9780333717066

9780333693513

9781403913371

9781403913388
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This clear and concise text sets out the basic arguments on each side of the conflict and traces their complex, and often bloody, path towards the moves leading to the Israeli-PLO accord. The second edition of this book is now thoroughly revised and updated to include the developments of the past few years.


Summary

This clear and concise text sets out the basic arguments on each side of the conflict and traces their complex, and often bloody, path towards the moves leading to the Israeli-PLO accord. The second edition of this book is now thoroughly revised and updated to include the developments of the past few years.


Author Notes

T. G. Fraser is Provost of the Magee campus of the University of Ulster


T. G. Fraser is Professor Emeritus of History and Honorary Professor of Conflict Research at INCORE at the University of Ulster


Table of Contents

Series Editors' Prefacep. x
Acknowledgementsp. xii
Glossaryp. xiv
Map: Israel, the Palestinian Authority and their Arab Neighboursp. xvi
Introductionp. 1
The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflictp. 2
The Impact of the First World Warp. 7
The British Mandate over Palestinep. 8
The Holocaustp. 14
American Jewish Support for Zionismp. 18
1 The Partition of Palestine and the Creation of Israelp. 23
British and American Policies towards Palestinep. 23
The Jewish Revoltp. 28
The Anglo-American Committee of Inquiryp. 29
The King David Hotel Attack and its Consequencesp. 32
The UNSCOP Reportp. 34
The UNSCOP Report in the General Assemblyp. 37
The End of the British Mandatep. 40
The Proclamation of the State of Israelp. 43
The First Arab-Israeli Warp. 44
2 The Problem Consolidatedp. 50
Israel after the 1948-49 Warp. 50
The Palestinians after the 1948-49 Warp. 54
The Egyptian Revolutionp. 58
Deteriorating Arab-Israeli Relationsp. 60
The Gaza Raid and its Consequencesp. 63
Origins of the Suez Crisisp. 65
Nasser's Nationalisation of the Suez Canalp. 67
'Collusion' and Warp. 68
Consequences of the Suez Crisisp. 71
Fatah and the Palestinian Revivalp. 74
3 From War to Warp. 78
Origins of the June Warp. 78
The June War: Israel's Six Day Victoryp. 82
The Aftermath of Warp. 84
The Palestinian Revivalp. 87
The Israeli-American Linkp. 90
'Black September' in Jordanp. 92
Sadat's Foreign Policyp. 94
The Yom Kippur Warp. 98
Kissinger and the Cease-firep. 101
Results of the Warp. 103
Kissinger's 'Step-by-Step' Diplomacyp. 104
'Reassessment' and the Return to Diplomacyp. 107
4 The Search for a Settlementp. 110
The PLO after the 1973 Warp. 110
The PLO and the Lebanese Civil Warp. 113
Carter and the Return to Diplomacyp. 115
Menahem Begin's Electoral Triumphp. 116
Sadat's Visit to Jerusalemp. 119
The Camp David Summitp. 122
Reagan's Middle East Policyp. 125
Israel's Lebanon Warp. 127
America Intervenes: The Multinational Forcep. 129
The Reagan Peace Planp. 131
The Sabra and Shatila Massacresp. 131
America's Lebanese Debaclep. 133
The Intifadap. 134
Moves towards a Settlementp. 138
The Gulf Warp. 138
The Bush-Baker Initiativep. 139
The Breakthroughp. 141
5 All Uncertain Pathp. 149
The Peace Process under Arafat, Rabin and Peresp. 149
The Peace Process in Crisisp. 152
New Agendasp. 155
Attempts to Restore the Peace Processp. 157
The Al Aqsa Intifadap. 160
The Mitchell and Tenet Plansp. 162
11 Septemberp. 164
Violence and Peace Movesp. 165
'Operation Defensive Shield'p. 167
The Iraq Crisis and the 'Roadmap for Peace'p. 171
New Political Realitiesp. 181
Conclusionp. 195
Bibliographyp. 202
Indexp. 209
Series Editors' Prefacep. x
Acknowledgementsp. xii
Glossaryp. xiii
Map: Israel and its Arab Neighboursp. xiv
Introductionp. 1
The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflictp. 2
The Impact of the First World Warp. 6
The British Mandate over Palestinep. 8
The Holocaustp. 13
American Jewish Support for Zionismp. 17
1 The Partition of Palestine and the Creation of Israelp. 22
British and American Policies towards Palestinep. 22
The Jewish Revoltp. 27
The Anglo-American Committee of Inquiryp. 28
The King David Hotel Attack and its Consequencesp. 31
The UNSCOP Reportp. 33
The UNSCOP Report in the General Assemblyp. 36
The End of the British Mandatep. 39
The Proclamation of the State of Israelp. 42
The First Arab-Israeli Warp. 43
2 The Problem Consolidatedp. 49
Israel after the 1948-49 Warp. 49
The Palestinians after the 1948-49 Warp. 53
The Egyptian Revolutionp. 56
Deteriorating Arab-Israeli Relationsp. 58
The Gaza Raid and its Consequencesp. 61
Origins of the Suez Crisisp. 63
Nasser's Nationalisation of the Suez Canalp. 65
'Collusion' and Warp. 66
Consequences of the Suez Crisisp. 69
Fatah and the Palestinian Revivalp. 71
3 From War to Warp. 76
Origins of the June Warp. 76
The June War: Israel's Six Day Victoryp. 80
The Aftermath of Warp. 82
The Palestinian Revivalp. 85
The Israeli-American Linkp. 87
'Black September' in Jordanp. 90
Sadat's Foreign Policyp. 91
The Yom Kippur Warp. 95
Kissinger and the Cease-firep. 97
Results of the Warp. 99
Kissinger's 'Step-by-Step' Diplomacyp. 101
'Reassessment' and the Return to Diplomacyp. 103
4 The Search for a Settlementp. 107
The PLO after the 1973 Warp. 107
The PLO and the Lebanese Civil Warp. 110
Carter and the Return to Diplomacyp. 112
Menahem Begin's Electoral Triumphp. 113
Sadat's Visit to Jerusalemp. 116
The Camp David Summitp. 119
Reagan's Middle East Policyp. 122
Israel's Lebanon Warp. 124
America Intervenes: The Multinational Forcep. 126
The Reagan Peace Planp. 128
The Sabra and Shatila Massacresp. 128
America's Lebanese Debaclep. 130
The Intifadap. 131
Moves towards a Settlementp. 134
The Gulf Warp. 135
The Bush-Baker Initiativep. 136
The Breakthroughp. 137
5 An Uncertain Pathp. 145
The Peace Process under Arafat, Rabin and Peresp. 145
The Peace Process in Crisisp. 148
New Agendasp. 151
Attempts to Restore the Peace Processp. 152
The Al Aqsa Intifadap. 155
The Mitchell and Tenet Plansp. 157
11 Septemberp. 159
Violence and Peace Movesp. 160
'Operation Defensive Shield'p. 162
The Iraq Crisis and the 'Roadmap for Peace'p. 166
Conclusionp. 175
Bibliographyp. 181
Indexp. 185
Series Editors' Prefacep. x
Acknowledgementsp. xii
Glossaryp. xiv
Map: Israel, the Palestinian Authority and their Arab Neighboursp. xvi
Introductionp. 1
The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflictp. 2
The Impact of the First World Warp. 7
The British Mandate over Palestinep. 8
The Holocaustp. 14
American Jewish Support for Zionismp. 18
1 The Partition of Palestine and the Creation of Israelp. 23
British and American Policies towards Palestinep. 23
The Jewish Revoltp. 28
The Anglo-American Committee of Inquiryp. 29
The King David Hotel Attack and its Consequencesp. 32
The UNSCOP Reportp. 34
The UNSCOP Report in the General Assemblyp. 37
The End of the British Mandatep. 40
The Proclamation of the State of Israelp. 43
The First Arab-Israeli Warp. 44
2 The Problem Consolidatedp. 50
Israel after the 1948-49 Warp. 50
The Palestinians after the 1948-49 Warp. 54
The Egyptian Revolutionp. 58
Deteriorating Arab-Israeli Relationsp. 60
The Gaza Raid and its Consequencesp. 63
Origins of the Suez Crisisp. 65
Nasser's Nationalisation of the Suez Canalp. 67
'Collusion' and Warp. 68
Consequences of the Suez Crisisp. 71
Fatah and the Palestinian Revivalp. 74
3 From War to Warp. 78
Origins of the June Warp. 78
The June War: Israel's Six Day Victoryp. 82
The Aftermath of Warp. 84
The Palestinian Revivalp. 87
The Israeli-American Linkp. 90
'Black September' in Jordanp. 92
Sadat's Foreign Policyp. 94
The Yom Kippur Warp. 98
Kissinger and the Cease-firep. 101
Results of the Warp. 103
Kissinger's 'Step-by-Step' Diplomacyp. 104
'Reassessment' and the Return to Diplomacyp. 107
4 The Search for a Settlementp. 110
The PLO after the 1973 Warp. 110
The PLO and the Lebanese Civil Warp. 113
Carter and the Return to Diplomacyp. 115
Menahem Begin's Electoral Triumphp. 116
Sadat's Visit to Jerusalemp. 119
The Camp David Summitp. 122
Reagan's Middle East Policyp. 125
Israel's Lebanon Warp. 127
America Intervenes: The Multinational Forcep. 129
The Reagan Peace Planp. 131
The Sabra and Shatila Massacresp. 131
America's Lebanese Debaclep. 133
The Intifadap. 134
Moves towards a Settlementp. 138
The Gulf Warp. 138
The Bush-Baker Initiativep. 139
The Breakthroughp. 141
5 All Uncertain Pathp. 149
The Peace Process under Arafat, Rabin and Peresp. 149
The Peace Process in Crisisp. 152
New Agendasp. 155
Attempts to Restore the Peace Processp. 157
The Al Aqsa Intifadap. 160
The Mitchell and Tenet Plansp. 162
11 Septemberp. 164
Violence and Peace Movesp. 165
'Operation Defensive Shield'p. 167
The Iraq Crisis and the 'Roadmap for Peace'p. 171
New Political Realitiesp. 181
Conclusionp. 195
Bibliographyp. 202
Indexp. 209