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Title:
The Palestinian territories
Author:
Haerens, Margaret, editor.
Publication Information:
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2014.
Physical Description:
217 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Summary:
"Opposing Viewpoints: The Palestinian Territories: This title examines what the best solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict might be, if the United Nations should grant Palestinian statehood, how the circumstances in the Palestinian Territories can be improved, and how the United Nations should treat the Palestinian Territories"--
Language:
English
Contents:
What is the best solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict? Two-state solution should be implemented / A one-state solution should be implemented / Two-state condominialism should be considered as a viable solution / Rethinking Israel-Palestine : beyond bantustans, beyond reservations / A Palestinian state should be based on pre-1967 borders / Return Israel to pre-1967 borders? How about returning the US to 1844 (or 1802 or 1861) borders? / Should the United Nations grant Palestinian statehood? No to the Palestinian "state" / Statehood exposes Israel's contradictory Palestinian policy / Palestinian statehood is counterproductive and blocks peace efforts / Palestinian statehood is just and affirms the legitimacy of Palestine / How can circumstances in the Palestinian Territories be improved? Palestinian Authority should be dissolved / Palestinian Authority should not be dissolved / Palestinian Authority should recognize Israel as a Jewish state / Hamas-Fatah reconciliation is crucial to the Middle East peace process / Hamas-Fatah reconciliation : threatening peace prospects / Palestinian attempts at institution building do not solve the region's problems / How should the United States treat the Palestinian Territories? United States should recognize Palestinian statehood / United States should not recognize Palestinian statehood / United States should rethink aid to the Palestinian Authority / United States should make a concerted effort to root out corruption in the Palestinian Authority / United States should take a more proactive and aggressive role in Palestinian-Israeli peace talks / United States should be doing more to stop Israel's crimes against the Palestinian people
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ISBN:
9780737769678

9780737769685
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Lancaster Library DS119.76 .P359 2014 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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When discussing issues relating to Palestine, conversations can get terribly complicated and heated. It is crucial to maintain an intelligent objectivity when discussing such topics. This volume allows that, as it expertly provides divergent viewpoints on the subject of Palestinian territories. What is the best solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict? Should the United Nations grant Palestinian statehood? How can circumstances in the Palestinian Territories be improved? How should the United States treat the Palestinian Territories? Essays are arranged under these main questions, debating relating topics. Essay sources include Barack Obama, Noura Erakat, Hillary Clinton, Alon Ben-Meir, and Zvi Bar'el.


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