Category: Foreign Policy

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Lebanese Civil War: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict – Part Nineteen

During the 1970’s, after Palestinian groups were expelled from Jordan, the PLO was effectively an umbrella group of eight organizations headquartered in Damascus and Beirut. All were devoted to armed resistance to either Zionism or Israeli occupation, using methods which included direct clashing and guerrilla warfare against Israel. After Black...

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Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) – Israeli Palestinian Conflict – Part Twelve

Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) The Arab League Summit of 1964 (the first summit of the Arab League held January 13-16 in Cairo) initiated the creation of an organization representing the Palestinian people. The Palestinian National Council (the legislative body of the PLO) convened in Jerusalem on May 28, 1964 and...