Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Documentary and Reference Guide, 1st Edition

  • Priscilla Roberts
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  • ISBN-10: 1440843910
  • ISBN-13: 9781440843914
  • DDC: 956.0423
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 350 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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Overview

Covering the Arab-Israeli conflict from its origins to the present, this valuable resource traces the evolution of this ongoing, seemingly unresolvable dispute through a wide array of primary source documents.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Documentary and Reference Guides.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Reader’s Guide to Related Documents.
Introduction.
1: The Origins.
2: Excerpts from Theodor Herzl, The Jewish State.
3: Declaration of the First Zionist Congress.
4: Neguib Azouri, Program of the League of the Arab Fatherland.
5: Letter from Sir Henry McMahon to Hussein ibn Ali.
6: Sykes-Picot Agreement.
7: King Hussein of Hejaz, Proclamation of War.
8: The Balfour Declaration.
9: Council of the League of Nations, British Mandate for Palestine.
10: Biltmore Declaration.
11: Pact of the League of Arab States.
12: United Nations General Assembly Resolution 181, Future Government of Palestine.
13: The Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel.
14: U.S. Recognition of Israel.
15: Arab League, Statement.
16: United Nations General Assembly Resolution 194 (III), Palestine: Progress Report of the United Nations Mediator.
17: Israeli Law of Return.
18: The 1950s and 1960s.
19: Egyptian Law Nationalizing the Suez Canal Company.
20: Sir Anthony Eden, Statement on the Anglo-French Communications to Egypt and Israel.
21: Dwight D. Eisenhower, Radio and Television Report to the American People on the Developments in Eastern Europe and the Middle East.
22: David Ben-Gurion, Speech to the Knesset.
23: Nikita Khrushchev, “We Will Bury You,” Reported in London Times.
24: U.S. State Department, Statement on Withdrawal of British and French Forces from Egypt.
25: The Eisenhower Doctrine.
26: Judgment, Criminal Case No. 40/61, Trial of Adolf Eichmann, District Court of Jerusalem, Israel.
27: Palestine Liberation Organization, Draft Constitution [Excerpt].
28: Declaration of Second Arab Summit Conference.
29: Address of Gamal Abdel Nasser to the Egyptian National Assembly.
30: Abba Eban, Speech to the United Nations Security Council.
31: Lyndon B. Johnson, Statement on Principles for Peace.
32: Protection of Holy Places Law.
33: Prime Minister Levi Eshkol, Principles Guiding Israel’s Policy in the Aftermath of the June 1967 War.
34: Khartoum Resolutions.
35: United Nations Security Council Resolution 242.
36: Palestine National Covenant.
37: Abba Eban, The Nine-Point Peace Plan.
38: William P. Rogers, A Lasting Peace in the Middle East: An American View.
39: From War To Genuine Negotiations: 1973–1985.
40: Leonid I. Brezhnev, Position on the 1973 War.
41: United Nations Security Council Resolution 338.
42: Secret Resolutions of the Algiers Summit Conference.
43: Annex to the Final Declaration of the Copenhagen Summit.
44: Communiqué Issued after the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries Ministerial Meeting, Kuwait.
45: Arab League Summit Conference Communiqué, Rabat, Morocco.
46: Yasser Arafat, Speech to the UN General Assembly.
47: United Nations General Assembly Resolutions 3236 and 3237, Question of Palestine and Observer Status for the Palestine Liberation Organization.
48: Framework for Peace in the Middle East.
49: Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty.
50: European Council, “Declaration Adopted at Meeting of the European Council,” Venice, Italy.
51: Israeli Government: Fundamental Policy Guidelines.
52: Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the United States and the Government of Israel on Strategic Cooperation.
53: Menachem Begin, Address at the National Defense College.
54: Ronald Reagan, Address to the Nation on U.S. Policy for Peace in the Middle East.
55: Kahan Commission Report.
56: Program of Hezbollah.
57: Yasser Arafat, Declaration on Terrorism.
58: The Way Forward: 1986–2000.
59: Mikhail Gorbachev, Speech on Relations with Israel.
60: Communiqué of the Intifada.
61: West Bank–Gaza Leaders, Fourteen Points.
62: Hamas Charter, Defining the Hamas Movement.
63: Palestine National Council, Political Resolution and Declaration of Independence.
64: European Council, Declaration on the Middle East (The Madrid Declaration).
65: James A. Baker, Five-Point Peace Plan.
66: Palestine National Council, Political Communiqué.
67: U.S. Letter of Assurances to the Palestinians.
68: Yitzhak Rabin, Inaugural Speech.
69: Letters between Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin.
70: Oslo Declaration of Principles.
71: The Washington Declaration, Israel-Jordan-United States.
72: Agreement on Preparatory Transfer of Powers and Responsibilities.
73: Israeli-Palestinian Interim Agreement on the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
74: Yitzhak Rabin’s Last Speech, Peace Rally, Kings of Israel Square, Tel Aviv.
75: Wye River Memorandum.
76: The Clinton Bridging Proposals.
77: The Second Intifada, September 11, 2001, and Beyond.
78: United Nations Security Council Resolution 1397.
79: United Nations Security Council Resolution 1402.
80: George W. Bush, Remarks on the Middle East.
81: Quartet Joint Statement.
82: George W. Bush, Draft Road Map to Israeli-Palestinian Peace.
83: Osama bin Laden, Letter to the American People.
84: Draft Palestinian Constitution.
85: Road Map to Peace.
86: The Revised Gaza Disengagement Plan.
87: Mahmoud Abbas, Inaugural Speech as President of the Palestinian Authority.
88: Talia Sasson, Conclusion of Report on Illegal Outposts.
89: Ariel Sharon, Speech at the United Nations Assembly.
90: The Iraq Study Group Report, Executive Summary.
91: Program of the Palestinian National Unity Government.
92: President Barack Obama, Address at Cairo University.
93: Palestinian National Authority, “Palestine: Ending the Occupation, Establishing the State,” Program of the 13th Government.
94: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Speech to the United States Congress.
95: Marwan Barghouti, Letter to The Guardian.
96: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Brookings Institution Saban Forum Keynote Address.
Resources.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.