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Palestine: Conclusion

  Palestine: Part 30 – State of Palestine   Why does the battle still rage? Why, in my opinion, will it never cease? Resolvable issues that no one wants to resolve. I don’t see how there can be any other conclusion. These are what have been identified as the main...

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Palestine: Part 30 – State of Palestine

  Palestine: Part 29 – Israeli Disengagement   As of July 2009, about 305,000 Israelis lived in 121 settlements in the West Bank. The 2.4 million West Bank Palestinians (according to Palestinian evaluations) live primarily in four blocs centered in Hebron, Ramallah, Nablus, and Jericho.   “Palestine 194” In 2011,...

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Palestine: Part 29 – Israeli Disengagement

  Palestine: Part 28 – The Second Intifada   The Israeli disengagement from Gaza was the withdrawal of the Israeli army from Gaza, and the dismantling of all Israeli settlements in the Gaza Strip in 2005. Four small settlements in the northern West Bank were also evacuated.   The disengagement...

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Palestine: Part 28 – The Second Intifada

  Palestine: Part 27 – Persian Gulf and Oslo   Camp David Summit The 2000 Camp David Summit was a meeting at Camp David between the United States, Israel, and the Palestinian Authority. The Summit took place between 11 and 25 July 11 and July 25, 2000 and was an...

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Palestine: Part 27 – Persian Gulf and Oslo

  Palestine: Part 26 – The First Intifada   The Intifada caught the PLO by surprise and the leadership abroad could only indirectly influence the events. A new local leadership emerged, the Unified National Leadership of the Uprising (UNLU), comprising many leading Palestinian factions. After King Hussein of Jordan proclaimed...

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Palestine: Part 26 – The First Intifada

  Palestine: Part 25 – 1982 Lebanon War   In 1982, the PLO relocated to Tunis, Tunisia after it was driven out of Lebanon by Israel during Israel’s six-month invasion of Lebanon. Following massive raids by Israeli forces in Beirut, it is estimated that 8,000 PLO fighters evacuated the city...

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Palestine: Part 25 – 1982 Lebanon War

  Palestine: Part 24 – Is Peace Possible?   The 1982 Lebanon War began June 6, 1982, when the Israel Defense Forces invaded southern Lebanon. The Government of Israel launched the military operation after an assassination attempt against their ambassador to the United Kingdom which was used as justification for...

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Palestine: Part 24 – Is Peace Possible?

  Palestine: Part 23 – Venice Declaration   After the Venice Convention, opposition to Arafat was fierce not only among radical Arab groups, but also among many on the Israeli right who felt that even if the PLO accepted UN Security Council Resolution 242 and recognized Israel’s right to exist,...

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Palestine: Part 23 – Venice Declaration

  Palestine: Part 22 – Camp David Accords   Venice Declaration Palestinians saw the Camp David Accords as a blow to their aspirations to self-determination. The Venice Declaration (also known as the Declaration of the Venice Summit) was an agreement issued by the nine-member economic committee of the European Economic...

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Palestine: Part 22 – Camp David Accords

  Palestine: Part 21 – Right of Return   Camp David Accords The Camp David Accords were signed on September 17, 1978 following thirteen days of secret negotiations at Camp David. The two framework agreements were signed at the White House, and were witnessed by United States President Jimmy Carter....