Israel, Palestine, & the Quest for Middle East Peace
By: Dennis J. Deeb (author)Paperback
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After the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq, Pakistan's then President Pervez Musharraf declared: "The Palestinian front is affecting the entire Muslim world. All terrorists and militant activity in the world today has been initiated because of the Palestinian problem. This is because of the sense of hopelessness, alienation, and powerlessness." The decade following the aftermath of September 11th has only proven that a comprehensive peace settlement in the Middle East and a resolve to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are a crucial necessity to global stability. In this well-researched and thoroughly-documented work, Professor Dennis J. Deeb II objectively aims to provide both a historical narrative of the events surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and a historiography exploring the failures to achieve the end result of a final settlement between the Israelis and the Palestinians. What went wrong with peace? This book explores the issues of contention that must be resolved between the parties to reach a lasting settlement.
Dennis J. Deeb II is an adjunct professor of history and government at Bunker Hill Community College in Charlestown, Massachusetts and a political science instructor at the University of Massachusetts Lowell in Lowell, Massachusetts. Deeb has appeared in Who's Who in America in 2011, 2012, and 2013. Deeb's extensive educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice and political science from the University of Massachusetts Lowell, a Master's degree in political science from Suffolk University, a Master's degree in education curriculum and instruction from the University of Massachusetts Lowell, and a Master's degree in history from Salem State University.
DEDICATION ACKNOWLEDGMENTS INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 1 Palestine Under Ottoman Rule CHAPTER 2 The Origins of Conflict: Israel And The Palestinians CHAPTER 3 From Algiers To Oslo CHAPTER 4 Failure At Camp David And The Collapse of Oslo CHAPTER 5 Resurrecting The Oslo Accords: The Mitchell Report CHAPTER 6 Israel's Policy Of Unilateral Disengagement CHAPTER 7 Palestinian Elections And New Tensions With Israel CHAPTER 8 The Road Map To Peace And Alternatives To Oslo CHAPTER 9 Why Oslo Failed: A Historiography CHAPTER 10 The U.S. As Mediator: Is Peace Possible? CONCLUSION APPENDIX 1 United Nations Resolutions 242 and 338 APPENDIX 2 The Oslo Peace Accords: Declaration of Principles, 1993 BIBLIOGRAPHY
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