Israel and Palestine lie at the heart of today's conflicts in the Middle East. This book answers key questions, such as: When and how did the modern conflict begin? Are the arguments between Israelis and Palestinians close to being settled? How does the conflict affect the rest of the Middle East and the world?
Table of Contents
Death at the crossroads Two peoples, one land The British mandate Israel is born Palestinian refugees Buildling a nation Wars and their aftermath : 1956 and 1967 The Palestinians and the PLO Terrorism as a weapon The 1973 Yom Kippur War Camp David : peace between Israel and Egypt Israel's Lebanon war Palestinians around the world A decade of change : Israel in the 1980s the first intifada Thoughts of peace The Oslo Accords The 1990s : a decade of disappointment The "best offer" From Barak to Sharon The issues Looking toward the future.