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Suicide bombings continue remorselessly to traumatize the Israeli people as the worlds media, on each occasion, bring dramatic pictures of the terror and carnage caused. Much less wellknown, and very little publicized, however, is the daily fear, poverty and anger of West Bank and Gaza Palestinians as a result of the continuing presence of over 300,000 Jewish settlers in their midst, as well as the ongoing Israeli military occupation, economic sanctions and constant retaliations. This is what this book is about.

Equally important, Nicholas Guyatt examines the Oslo Peace Accords which, when the Israeli Government and the PLO signed them in 1993, raised such high hopes of a permanent settlement of the Palestine Question. He shows the problem to be not just incomplete implementation of the Accords (although Israel is frequently procrastinating), but their very conception. There can be no economically viable Palestinian state, nor one which can command the respect and enthusiasm of Palestinians, so long as its territory remains fragmented by a growing number of Jewish settlements, the Palestinian Authority becomes a surrogate policeman for the Israeli government, and the Palestinian enclaves are dependent on Israel for access to the outside world, for electrical power, for jobs and so many of the other necessities of life.

This book needs to be read by all those who are puzzled by why the Oslo process, from which so much was expected, now seems to be making so little contribution to peace on the ground, and who wish to understand whether there may be alternatives holding out more hope of a permanent and just settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Synopsis:

The real story why the handshakes on the White House lawn in 1993 did not create peace in the Middle East

About the Author

Nicholas Guyatt is a Cambridge historian and Visiting Fellow in the Department of History at Princeton University, New Jersey.

Table of Contents

Introduction * Greater Israel * Oslo * Israeli Politics * Life under Oslo * Jerusalem * The World Reacts * Alternatives to Oslo

Product Details

ISBN:
9781856495806
Subtitle:
Understanding the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Author:
Guyatt, Nicholas
Publisher:
Zed Books
Location:
London ;
Subject:
Middle East
Subject:
Peace
Subject:
International Relations
Subject:
Israel-arab conflicts
Subject:
Middle East - General
Subject:
Treaties
Subject:
Palestinian arabs
Subject:
Palestinian Arabs -- Government policy -- Israel.
Subject:
International Relations - General
Subject:
International Relations - Treaties
Subject:
Politics-United States Foreign Policy
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Absence of Peace
Publication Date:
19980601
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.44 in

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