The Blood of Abraham: Insights into the Middle East

The Blood of Abraham: Insights into the Middle East

by Jimmy Carter
     
 

ISBN-10: 1557282935

ISBN-13: 9781557282934

Pub. Date: 11/28/1993

Publisher: University of Arkansas Press

Since his earliest days in the White House, Jimmy Carter has demonstrated an untiring passion for pursuing peace in the Middle East. His formation of the Carter Center and his continuing prominent role in world affairs has done nothing to dampen that passion. In this new edition with an updated afterword and chronology, President Carter demystifies the history of the

Overview

Since his earliest days in the White House, Jimmy Carter has demonstrated an untiring passion for pursuing peace in the Middle East. His formation of the Carter Center and his continuing prominent role in world affairs has done nothing to dampen that passion. In this new edition with an updated afterword and chronology, President Carter demystifies the history of the political expectations of each nation in the Middle East, the reasons for their different goals, and the nature of their prime concerns. His landmark study provides an enlightened and reconciling vision for all--Jews, Muslims, and Christians--who share the blood of Abraham.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557282934
Publisher:
University of Arkansas Press
Publication date:
11/28/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
243
Product dimensions:
5.49(w) x 8.47(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents


Chronology     xi
Maps
The Middle East, 1984     xxviii
The Journey of Abraham     xxx
U.N. Palestine Partition Plan, 1947     xxxi
Israel, 1949-1967     xxxii
Israel and Occupied Territory since June 1967     xxxiii
Introduction     1
Israel     21
Syria     60
Lebanon     83
The Palestinians     103
Jordan     124
Egypt     143
Saudi Arabia     165
The Future     179
Afterword     194
Appendices
U.N. Resolution 242, November 1967     213
U.N. Resolution 338, October 1973     215
The U.S.-Soviet Communique, October 1977     216
The Camp David Accords, September 1978     218
Speech by President Ronald Reagan, September 1982     230
Statement of Arab Leaders at Fez, Morocco, September 1982     237
Index     239

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