To gain an understanding of the Israel-Palestine conflict you need to know the answers to some basic and fundamental questions: "What are the occupied territories?", "Who are the Palestinians?", "What does pivotal position in global politics?" Published to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the "Six Days War", she also answers the some of the most difficult questions regarding the way forward to peace.
Phyllis Bennis is a Fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington and Director of its New Internationalism Program. She is also a Fellow of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam. Her areas include U.S unilateralism and empire, the Middle East (particularly Israel-Palestine and Iraq), and US-UN relations. She is author of Challenging Empire: People, Governments and the UN Defy US Power, Calling the Shots: How Washington Dominates Today's UN, and Before & After: US Foreign Policy and the War on Terrorism.
1 Background 2 Israel-Palestine in the 21st century 3 The Other Players: The Role of the US, the UN, the Arab States and Europe 4 The History of the Conflict 5 The Future