Viewpoints on Modern World History: Peace in the Middle East, 1st Edition

  • Martin Gitlin
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  • ISBN-10: 1534501444
  • ISBN-13: 9781534501447
  • DDC: 956.04
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 184 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released August 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Peace in the Middle East is the ever-elusive holy grail of diplomacy, a goal that much of the wider world fervently wishes to achieve. Modern efforts to achieve a formal, broad-based set of peace treaties between Israel and its various Arab neighbors, as well as a solution to the Palestinian homeland question, have ultimately foundered after some early promise and hard-won negotiating breakthroughs. Entrenched political interests, lack of good faith and mutual trust, domestic security concerns, and popular opposition have generated headwinds—and a blame game—too powerful to overcome. The full range of proposals, opinions, and analysis across the long history of the peace effort is contained here, allowing readers to survey the process and evaluate its competing agendas and debates.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: A Historical Perspective.
2: The Major Issues.
3: Is There a Blueprint for Peace in the Middle East?.